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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


Feb 4, 2013 ... Explore 10 surprising facts about the civil rights activist.


Feb 23, 2017 ... Rosa Parks, with Martin Luther King Jr. in the background. .... 10. It rained on the Monday of the bus boycott, but the protest was still an ...


Dec 1, 2015 ... Tuesday marks 60 years since Rosa Louise McCauley Parks refused to ... and Josh Moon, USA TODAY Network Published 10:51 a.m. ET Dec.


Feb 4, 2015 ... 13 Facts About Rosa Parks You Might Not Know, In Honor Of Her Birthday .... 10. Parks Is The First Black Woman To Earn A Statue In The ...


She had to by a $10 fine plus a court fee of $4 for a total of $14. During boycott an estimated 40,000 African-Americans stopped using the public bus. Rosa Parks ...


Here are some little known facts about Civil Rights leader and legend Rosa Parks.


Feb 3, 2016 ... Read CNN's Fast Facts about Rosa Parks, considered the mother of the civil rights movement.


Let's find out some of the hidden Rosa Parks facts for kids. With her simple 'NO' to give in her seat, Rosa sets off the civil rights movement which every black ...


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