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Rosa Parks

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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

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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 public segregation ...

Rosa Parks Biography -- Academy of Achievement

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

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.

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.

Parks, Rosa (1913-2005) - King Encyclopedia

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On 1 December 1955 local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) leader Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her ...

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

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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 ...

A Guide to Materials for Rosa Parks - Library of Congress

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The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material related to Rosa Parks, including photographs and documents. This guide ...

Rosa Parks: A Primary Source Gallery - Classroom Presentation ...

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Selected items from the Rosa Parks collection, documenting the life, work, and legacy of civil rights legend Rosa Parks.

Today in History: December 1

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On the evening of December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, an African American, was arrested for disobeying an Alabama law requiring black passengers to relinquish  ...

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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, Tuskegee, Alabama
Died: October 24, 2005
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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  ...

An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks, an African American, was arrested that day for violating a city law ... When the bus became crowded, the bus driver instructed Mrs. Parks and the ...

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

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