In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 photo, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, who helped plan a tribute to unknown civil rights pioneer Bruce Carver Boynton, speaks in his courtroom in Montgomery, Ala. Boynton's arrest for sitting in the white section of a segregated bus station restaurant in 1958 led to a Supreme Court decision and inspired the Freedom Rides movement.
In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 photo, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, who helped plan a tribute to unknown civil rights pioneer Bruce Carver Boynton, speaks in his courtroom in Montgomery, Ala. Boynton's arrest for sitting in the white section of a segregated bus station restaurant in 1958 led to a Supreme Court decision and inspired the Freedom Rides movement. Jay Reeves AP Photo
In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 photo, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, who helped plan a tribute to unknown civil rights pioneer Bruce Carver Boynton, speaks in his courtroom in Montgomery, Ala. Boynton's arrest for sitting in the white section of a segregated bus station restaurant in 1958 led to a Supreme Court decision and inspired the Freedom Rides movement. Jay Reeves AP Photo

He just wanted a burger: Civil rights pioneer made history

May 18, 2018 12:11 PM