Rosa Parks bus located at the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan. The Museum was fun!

Rosa Parks bus located at the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan. The Museum was fun!

Rosa Parks was asked to move to the back of the bus where black people were expected to sit, by the whites. When she refused, police became involved, essentially leading to her arrest. Rosa Parks is a true Civil Rights leader, due to her strength and bravery. This arrest eventually led to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, where African Americans did not use the buses, but walked instead.

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Rosa Parks was asked to move to the back of the bus where black people were expected to sit, by the whites. When she refused, police became involved, essentially leading to her arrest. Rosa Parks is a true Civil Rights leader, due to her strength and bravery. This arrest eventually led to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, where African Americans did not use the buses, but walked instead.

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Rosa Parks's mugshot in 1955 after refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white passenger.

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Rosa Parks's mugshot in 1955 after refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white passenger.

Who was Rosa Parks; books, worksheets and activity ideas

Who was Rosa Parks; books, worksheets and activity ideas

Founder of Little Caesars pizza payed Rosa Park’s rent - WTF fun facts

Founder of Little Caesars pizza payed Rosa Park’s rent - WTF fun facts

¿Quién fue Rosa Parks?/ Who was Rosa Par ( Quien fue?/ Who Was?) (Paperback)

Quién fue Rosa Parks?/ Who was Rosa Parks? (Paperback) (Yona Zeldis McDonough)

¿Quién fue Rosa Parks?/ Who was Rosa Par ( Quien fue?/ Who Was?) (Paperback)

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks’ act of rebellion on a Montgomery, Alabama bus sparked a national movement for equal rights. Parks’ impact on the civil rights movement strikes deeper than just that day on the bus—she initiated the Montgomery Bus Boycott, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., fought for fair housing in Detroit, and called for the release of political prisoners. Today, her legacy inspires a new generation of civil rights advocates.

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks’ act of rebellion on a Montgomery, Alabama bus sparked a national movement for equal rights. Parks’ impact on the civil rights movement strikes deeper than just that day on the bus—she initiated the Montgomery Bus Boycott, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., fought for fair housing in Detroit, and called for the release of political prisoners. Today, her legacy inspires a new generation of civil rights advocates.

" I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people" ...Rosa Parks

" I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people" ...Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks, the iconic civil rights activist who did so much more for the movement than give up her seat on a bus, was born 100 years ago today in Tuskegee, Alabama. There is a new book on her life, “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks,” by historian Jeanne Theoharis and a new stamp, issued by the U.S. Postal Service.

Rosa Parks, the iconic civil rights activist who did so much more for the movement than give up her seat on a bus, was born 100 years ago today in Tuskegee, Alabama. There is a new book on her life, “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks,” by historian Jeanne Theoharis and a new stamp, issued by the U.S. Postal Service.

Who was Rosa Parks?

Who was Rosa Parks?

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