Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks

Rosa ParksA Civil rights activist Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end segregation

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Rosa Parks

BiographyCivil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus spurred a city-wide boycott. The city of Montgomery had no choice but to lift the law requiring segregation on public buses. Rosa Parks received many accolades during her lifetime, including the NAACP's highest award.

Important EventOn December 1, 1955, after a long day's work she refused to give up her seat to a whight man.

InterestingsFactsDate of Birth: Born on February 4, 1913Place of Birth : Tuskegee, AlabamaParents: Father - James McCauley, a carpenter Mother: Leona McCauley, a teacher

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