Rosa Parks and her Life...

By: Bayli Medlin

Her Quotes...

"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 of it over and over again."

Why she should be in the hall...

Rosa Parks is known as the “mother of the civil rights movement.” It was because when she refused to give up her bus seat and got arrested she sparked the pivotal Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. She wasn’t planning on setting history when she left her job as a seamstress to board a bus on the afternoon of December 1, in 1955.” It all just happened...
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Background...

  • Rosa already had experience with racial discrimination and activism for racial equality because of how her childhood was.

  • Rosa’s parents split up when Rosa was just a young girl.

  • Rosa’s mother decided to move to Alabama to be back with her family again.

  • Rosa grew up at her grandparents house and that is where she spent her youth, on Edwards farm, that was her grandfather’s name.

  • Rosa was taught to read by her mother at a very young age.

  • Rosa went on and decided to attend a segregated, one room school in Alabama.

Citations...

  • Rosaparks-website:penguin.com

  • Rosaparksfacts.com

  • Rosaparks-civilrightsactivist-biography.com

  • Rosaparksquotes-brainyquotes.com

  • rosaparksimages.google.rosaparks.com