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Alabama native and Civil Rights Activist, Johnnie Carr (1911-2008) was an active participant in the Montgomery bus boycott. She became active in numerous clubs and organizations, including the NAACP, where she worked closely with E. D. Nixon and childhood friend Rosa Parks. During the boycott Carr was part of the carpool, served on committees, and spoke at mass meetings.

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The final photos from my visit to Rosa Parks Preschool: This is a child painted embroidery hoop with a fine netting. I love the multi-colored yarn that the children used to sew on the netting. A wonderful collaborative art piece made with bottle caps. Love, love. These are called “Identity Panels.” I adore child’s self-portraits. …

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Teach and celebrate diversity and unity with this freebie.This is a fun and educational lesson packet that includes the following:The Civil Rights MovementThe Civil Rights Act of 1964The Civil Rights Movement TimelineThe Civil Rights Timeline of 1963Mapping the TimelineThen and NowHarriet TubmanFrederick DouglasRosa ParksMartin Luther King JrResearch Project

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Trove of papers reveals a Rosa Parks who did much more than sit down

Artifacts show a Rosa Parks steeped in freedom struggle from childhood - The Washington Post

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Trove of papers reveals a Rosa Parks who did much more than sit down

The civil rights icon who kept her seat on the bus was steeped in a struggle against injustice from childhood.

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Rosa Parks lived in Abbeville, the oldest colonial settlement - her childhood home is still there -

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