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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 104), Tuskegee, Alabama
Died: October 24, 2005

Rosa Parks - Wikipedia

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

Rosa Parks - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com

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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 ...

Rosa Parks - Black History - HISTORY.com

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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  ...

BIOGRAPHY | Rosa parks

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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 ...

Rosa Parks Biography | Biography Online

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

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

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Dec 21, 2016 ... An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks. On December 1, 1955, during a typical evening rush hour in Montgomery, Alabama, ...

Rosa Parks - Academy of Achievement

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Rosa Parks, the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement" was one of the most important citizens of the 20th century. Mrs. Parks was a seamstress in Montgomery, ...

Rosa Parks Facts

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Quick Rosa Parks facts and information about Rosa Parks role in the Civil Rights Movement, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Browder vs Gayle.

What If Rosa Parks Didn't Move to the Back of the Bus - The Henry ...

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Learn how the American civil rights movement was inspired by Rosa Parks. This ' What If' story brought to you by The Henry Ford.