Evans, Ellis S. (Ellis Sylvanus), 1916-2000


Reverend Ellis Silvanus Evans, Sr. of Macedonia Baptist Church was arrested in Macon, Georgia along with four other African American ministers (Rancifer, Malone, Paschal) Sat. Feb. 9, 1962 for refusing to move to the back of the bus, sparking a bus boycott in Macon which eventually led to the system's integration.

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