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...
Name at Birth:
Rosa Louise McCauley
February 4, 1913,
October 24, 2005
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an
African-American Civil Rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "
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Parks wasn't the first African-American woman to refuse to give ...
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refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus helped end ... Quick Facts.
I pause to honor the memory of Rosa Parks
. Mrs. Parks
’ mistreatment by the bus service dated as far back as twelve years before in 1943. She was married (not that that’s a requirement, but she could afford to engage in civil disobedience because she was not a sole bre... More »
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Movement, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Browder vs Gayle.
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Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913; Her full name was Rosa Louis
McCauley Parks. Her mother Leona was a teacher and her father James was a ...
Rosa Parks was an activist in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, who
became famous when on December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, she ...