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Rosa Parks Accomplishments

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:


Republican Party Tweet About Racism Goes Horribly Wrong

Remind your kids of the courage and accomplishments of women like Rosa Parks when studying American history.


President Barack Obama at the unveiling of civil rights activist Rosa Parks statue in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 27 | The Obama Diary


"I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people." Rosa Parks


Rosa Parks biography and accomplishments - 10 black women who’ve changed history: famous black women

Ms. Rosa Parks - I didn't actually meet her, but attended the public viewing of her body at her memorial. I stood in line for hours to get the opportunity to whisper to her that I would see her again one day in heaven.


PHOTOS: Iconic Women From the Civil Rights Movement

Rosa Parks...Civil Rights heroine Rosa Parks touched off the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott by refusing to give up her seat in the colored section to a white passenger. Parks was arrested for civil disobedience but not without becoming an influential symbol for racial equality. Her court case served as step towards ending segregation laws in the south.


Rosa Parks: biografía - 10 mujeres negras que han cambiado la historia

Rosa Parks su rebelión dio lugar a una amplia campaña de protesta, liderada por Martin Luther King, que tenía entonces 26 años. Durante 381 días, los ciudadanos afroamericanos boicotearon la compañía de transportes. El movimiento, que siempre fue pacifista, llevó, un año después, a la abolición de las leyes de segregación por parte del Tribunal Supremo.