Rosa parks

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.

Rosa Parks sacrificed her freedom for others. She did this by refusing to give up her seat to a white person, which sent her to jail.

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Rosa Parks sacrificed her freedom for others. She did this by refusing to give up her seat to a white person, which sent her to jail.

Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. in 1955

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Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. in 1955

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1955 — Rosa Parks mugshot

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1955 — Rosa Parks mugshot

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History:  http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks

Photo d’identité de Rosa Parks prise par la police en 1955 après que celle-ci a refusé de céder son siège à un passager blanc dans un bus public. | 24 moments historiques qu'on n'oubliera jamais

Photo d'identité de Rosa Parks prise par la police en 1955 après que celle-ci a refusé de céder son siège à un passager blanc dans un bus public.

Photo d’identité de Rosa Parks prise par la police en 1955 après que celle-ci a refusé de céder son siège à un passager blanc dans un bus public. | 24 moments historiques qu'on n'oubliera jamais

57th anniversary of Rosa Parks' "sit" for civil rights

57th anniversary of Rosa Parks' "sit" for civil rights

Rosa Parks, 1913-2005

Rosa Parks, 1913-2005

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