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Rosa Parks - Wikipedia


Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called " the ...

Rosa Parks - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com


Feb 18, 2016 ... Follow the accomplishments of civil rights activist Rosa Parks, and learn how her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus helped end ...

An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks | National ...


... her to move back, and she refused. Rosa Parks, an African American, was arrested that day for violating a city law requiring racial segregation of public buses.

Rosa Parks Biography •Biography Online


Rosa Parks Biography (1913 – 2005) - an African American civil rights activist who was the instigation behind the Montgomery bus boycott.

How history got the Rosa Parks story wrong - The Washington Post


Dec 1, 2015 ... Sixty years ago, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala. Her courageous act is now American legend. She is a ...

Biography: Rosa Parks for Kids - Ducksters


Kids learn about the biography of Rosa Parks, civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on the bus.

Rosa Parks Was Arrested for Civil Disobedience, December 1, 1955 ...


Description of Rosa Parks' arrest and its role in sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the civil rights movement.

Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights | Scholastic.com


Rosa Parks, "The Mother of the Modern-day Civil Rights Movement," describes her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and helps students understand ...

Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat | How Rosa Parks Fought ...


This part of the Rosa Parks series will teach students about Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus. Students can read an interview with Rosa Parks ...

Interview With Rosa Parks | How Rosa Parks Fought for Civil Rights ...


Read an interview with Rosa Parks. Parks talks about how the Montgomery Bus Boycott began, her role in the Civil Rights movement, and life before civil rights.

Rosa Parks
In 1955, Rosa Parks was an African American living in Montgomery, Alabama -- a city with laws that strictly segregated blacks and whites. On 1 December 1955, after her day of work as a seamstress at a local department store, Rosa Parks boarded a city bus.... More »
Name at Birth: Rosa Louise McCauley
Born: February 4, 1913 (age 103), Tuskegee, Alabama
Died: October 24, 2005
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Rosa Parks - Black History - HISTORY.com


By refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus in 1955, black seamstress Rosa Parks (1913—2005) helped initiate the civil  ...

Rosa Parks Biography -- Academy of Achievement


Mar 5, 2014 ... Rosa Parks Biography. Pioneer of Civil Rights Rosa Parks Date of birth: February 4, 1913. Date of death: October 24, 2005 ...

BIOGRAPHY | Rosa parks


Rosa Louise Parks was nationally recognized as the “mother of the modern day civil rights movement” in America. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white ...