Description: Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott.The United States Congress has called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".. On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks rejected bus driver James F. Blake's order ...
Description: Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist who refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her defiance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott; its ...
Description: December 1, 1955: Rosa Parks’ Arrest . On Thursday, December 1, 1955, the 42-year-old Rosa Parks was commuting home from a long day of work at the Montgomery Fair department store by bus. Black ...
Description: Rosa Parks , née Rosa Louise McCauley, (born February 4, 1913, Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.—died October 24, 2005, Detroit, Michigan), African American civil rights activist whose refusal to relinquish her seat on a public bus to a white man precipitated the 1955–56 Montgomery bus boycott in Alabama, which is recognized as the spark that ignited the U.S. civil rights movement.
Description: ROSA LOUISE PARKS BIOGRAPHY. Rosa Louise Parks was nationally recognized as the “mother of the modern day civil rights movement” in America.
Description: thank you rosa parks you were so inspirational and the you natgeokids for being educational and helping realising life isn't just shortcuts there are also some challenges in life to all the people reading this make sure you don't do what those white police men did unluckily there they're are still some people like them so please make this world a better place [sorry its long]
Description: 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, Alabama when, in December of 1955, she refused to give up her seat on a city bus to a white passenger. The bus driver had her arrested. She was tried and convicted of violating a local ordinance.
Description: Rosa Parks was born Rosa Louise McCauley in Tuskegee, Alabama, on February 4, 1913, to Leona (née Edwards), a teacher, and James McCauley, a carpenter.She was small as a child and suffered poor health with chronic tonsillitis.When her parents separated, she moved with her mother to Pine Level, just outside the state capital, Montgomery.She grew up on a farm with her grandparents, mother, and ...
Description: Welcome to Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute Purpose. To carry on the lifework of Rosa Parks in youth development and civil rights education/advocacy.
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