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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:

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Rosa Parks’ Collection To Be Housed At Library of Congress

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

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:: Rosa Parks Quotes :: With this still happening in my country today (where intolerant men try to send women to the back of the bus), we remember Rosa Parks.

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The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

1955 — Rosa Parks mugshot

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10 revolutionary acts of courage by ordinary people

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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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dies

Rosa Parks (1913-2005) sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1956.

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ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Upon her death in 2005, she was the first woman and second non-U.S. government official to lie in honor at the Capitol Rotunda.

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Rosa Parks Timeline Cut and Paste FREEBIE!I am pleased to offer this cut and paste activity to you for FREE!This would be great review after your study about Rosa Parks and Black History Month. You can use this for centers, seat work, or early finishers.You might be interest in:PRESIDENTS DAY MATH AND LITERACY PRINTABLESPRESIDENTS DAY CENTER (ADJECTIVE OR VERB?)PRESIDENTS DAY NOUNS CENTER

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Rosa Parks, 1913-2005

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