Rosa Parks

By: Courtney Brown

Quick Description of Rosa Parks

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks refused to to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, she was planning to end the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end segregation.

5 Facts abut Rosa Parks

1. She was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.A

2. She was an African-American civil rights activist

3. In recognition of her work the U.S. Congress called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"

4. Her involvement in th eMontgomery Bus Boycott is her most notable action

5. She died on October 24, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A aged 92