"ROSA PARKS (Civil Rights Activist Heroine. USA, 1913-2005) reads from one of her books to children at the Tried Stone Baptist Church in Detroit." from "Rosa Parks: More than a name in a textbook" By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY, 10/26/2005.
Rosa Parks went to prison because she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She willingly went to prison to try and prove a point that she had really done nothing wrong because they should be considered equal.