Rosa Parks.

" I wont be pushed around."

Society during this time period.

During this time racism was a big problem. Blacks with black and whites with whites.

the blacks were told and supposed to sit away from the whites. They are to sit in the back, Rosa parks sat in the front and that's where it all began.

What did she do?

On December 1, 1955, Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her refusal sparked a massive bus boycott that lasted 381 days, ending on December 21, 1956, after the United States Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation on city buses was unconstitutional.

Facts about rosa parks.

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American Civil Rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".


Born:February 4, 1913,

Died:October 24, 2005

Spouse:Raymond Parks

Known for:Montgomery bus boycott.

Leadership acts.

She stood up for what is right, she knew what she believed in and showed it,

she encouraged many people over the years. She went through many diffcluiteis.

as in jail and being talked about by everyone around the world.

Why i choose her.

in my opioion she did what needed to be done. if she would not have done what she did there is no telling where we would be now. She risked her life for other people. shes a true inspitration.
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