Rosa Parks

standing up for civil rights

Rosa Parks Deserves a holiday because she stood up for civil rights. started the Montgomery Bus boycott. After the boycott she moved to Detroit going to civil rights groups and give speeches and telling her story.

Rosa parks once said

“People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired,” wrote Parks in her autobiography, “but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically… No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.”


she was saying that she was tired of being pushed around and wanted the rights she deserve