Rosa Parks

By Emme Yee

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Rosa Parks

This is Rosa Parks. She was a woman who wanted to do civil rights so blacks and whites could be really express the way they felt about each other. She also was a very brave woman.

Birth and Family

Rosa Parks was born in February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her father was a carpenter, and her mom was a teacher. When Rosa was two, her parents got a divorce. Rosa had a hard childhood. It was hard because black and white people still were not getting along at that time.

Childhood and Education

Rosa Parks did go to school as a kid, but she had to come home from school because her mom got sick with the flu, and Rosa was scared that her mother would get sick. So sick, she would die. But it turned out that her mom would be a-okay!

Montgomery bus boycott

Rosa had gone on a bus expecting a nice ride, but she was brave and sat in a white only seat. A few minutes later... Rosa was arrested.

Famos Quotes

I have never learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.


Each person must live their life as a model for others.


Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off it over and over again.

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