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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 103), 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  ...

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, ...

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

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... 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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.