Rosa Parks

Tired of Giving In

Early Life

Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her brother Sylvester was born in 1915.
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Rosa's Arrest

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks got on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Back then, white people sat in front and black people in back. Rosa Parks had to give up her seat because a white person didn't have a seat. She refused. She said, "I was not tired physically. No, the only tired I was was tired of giving in." She was later arrested.

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Rosa's death

Rosa Parks died October 24 , 2005. She is remembered for her bravery.

Information

Rosa Parks met Martin Luther King Jr. for civil rights. Rosa Parks had no intent on being famous, she just wanted more freedom. She helped us with civil rights today.

Citations

Rosa parks info. com