Rosa Parks

The story behind the bus

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The Rosa Parks Story


  1. Rosa Parks was married to Raymond Parks from 1932 till 1937.
  2. She has won a presidential medal of freedom and more.
  3. On Dec 1, 1955, she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She was arrested and fined,
  4. Parks was charged with a violation of Chapter 6, Section 11 segregation law of the Montgomery City code leading to the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  5. Parks is affectionately known as “The mother of the Civil Rights Movement.”