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1955 — Rosa Parks mugshot

Rosa Parks was asked to move to the back of the bus where black people were expected to sit, by the whites. When she refused, police became involved, essentially leading to her arrest. Rosa Parks is a true Civil Rights leader, due to her strength and bravery. This arrest eventually led to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, where African Americans did not use the buses, but walked instead.

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Rosa Parks was asked to move to the back of the bus where black people were expected to sit, by the whites. When she refused, police became involved, essentially leading to her arrest. Rosa Parks is a true Civil Rights leader, due to her strength and bravery. This arrest eventually led to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, where African Americans did not use the buses, but walked instead.

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was…

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was…

Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. in 1955

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Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. in 1955

Rosa Parks sacrificed her freedom for others. She did this by refusing to give up her seat to a white person, which sent her to jail.

Rosa Parks’ Collection To Be Housed At Library of Congress

Rosa Parks sacrificed her freedom for others. She did this by refusing to give up her seat to a white person, which sent her to jail.

The Pool | Life - Today I'm Channelling Rosa Parks

The Pool | Life - Today I'm Channelling Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks, 1913-2005                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Rosa Parks, 1913-2005 More

Rosa Parks (1913-2005) sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1956.

Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dies

Rosa Parks (1913-2005) sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1956.

57th anniversary of Rosa Parks' "sit" for civil rights

57th anniversary of Rosa Parks' "sit" for civil rights

La foto de detenida de Rosa Parks en 1955 después de negarse a ceder su asiento en un autobús público a un pasajero blanco.

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La foto de detenida de Rosa Parks en 1955 después de negarse a ceder su asiento en un autobús público a un pasajero blanco.

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Rosa Parks  - (1913–2005) African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights", & "mother of the freedom movement". In 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver's order to give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. Her civil disobedience sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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Rosa Parks - (1913–2005) African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights", & "mother of the freedom movement". In 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver's order to give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. Her civil disobedience sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Raymond and Rosa Parks married 45 years...for the longest time I never even knew she was married.

Raymond and Rosa Parks married 45 years...for the longest time I never even knew she was married.

"You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right." - Rosa Parks #goopquotes

"You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right." - Rosa Parks #goopquotes

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956. | 26 Incredible Pictures Of Famous People Throughout History

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956.

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956. | 26 Incredible Pictures Of Famous People Throughout History

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