Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, on Febuary 4, 1913. She moved with her parents, James and Leona McCauley,to Pine Level, Alabama. At the age of 2, she resided with her grandparents. Her parents were farmers who held others jobs as well. Rosa Parks had a younger brother named Sylester McCauley. Rosa Parks went to Industraial School for Girls and Alabama State Teachers Collage for blacks. She didn't go to collage after high school. In 1934 she began work and was a housekeeper for a white woman. She is famous because she refused to give up her seat in the whites only section of the bus to a white man. She was put off of the bus and was arrested. Rosa Parks became known as the mother of the Civil Rights Movement. On October 25, 2005 at the age 92 Rosa Parks died. Rosa Parks will alwasy be remembered for her stand to be treated equally. It not only changed her life,it changed the course of a nation. Rosa Parks was dedicated, loyal, honorable, sufficient, confident, and brave. Rosa Parks did get married at the age of 19 her spouse was named Raymond Parks. Rosa Parks didn't have any children.


1913Rosa Parks is Born 1932Roas was married to Raymond Parks1934Rosa received her High School Dipolma 1955 Rosa refused to giver up her seat on the busand was arrested2005Rosa Parks dies at 92 years old

Rosa Parks accomplished many things: She was the secretary of the NAACP Montgomery branch.She was a trained seamstressShe helped a friend open a sewing factory in Detroit

Lasting Impact

Rosa Parks bravery played a major part in minorities receiving equal treatment in America. She is known as the mother of Civil Rights Movement.


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