100 years before Rosa Parks there was Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911). She was an author, poet and abolitionist. Born free in Baltimore, she had a prolific career, publishing her first book of poetry at age 20 and her first novel (Iola Leroy) at age 67. In 1850, she became the first woman to teach sewing at the Union Seminary. In 1851, she helped blacks along the Underground Railroad en route to Canada, running from the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.

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Black History Writing Bundle

This Black History Month bundle includes 11 products! Flap Books Writing Printables and Fast Facts! Save 25% by buying the bundle! Sojourner Truth Jackie Robinson Booker T Washington Ruby Bridges Rosa Parks Frederick Douglass George Washington Carver Harriet Tubman Martin Luther King Jr. Thurgood Marshall Bessie Coleman

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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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Black History Month Common Core Literacy Unit

BLACK HISTORY MONTH LITERACY ONE WEEK UNIT - This unit is designed for one week. I normally do one person per day and review on Friday. Included are Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jackie Robinson, and George Washington Carver.

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"Rosa Parks refused to move from her seat. She didn't flip the bus. MLK Jr. exercised his freedom of speech to bring people together. Not assault them. There's a difference between a protest and a riot"

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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a 42-year-old African American woman who worked as a seamstress, boarded this Montgomery City bus to go hom...

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They teach you in school that she was tired. Just shows how much bullshit the education system feeds us.

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Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin

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