Rosa Parks, famous for her civil rights activism, worked in a shirt factory and then as a seamstress in a department store in Montgomery, Alabama. She refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a public bus, and... More »

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Born Feb. 4, 1913, Rosa Parks would be 102 years old if she were alive in 2015. However, Parks died in October 2005 at the age of 92. More »

Rosa Parks is regarded as an American hero because she was at the forefront of the eventual dissolution of segregation laws in the United States. She did this by resisting unjust laws of the time that were designed to pr... More »

Rosa Parks inspired civil rights protests in 1955 by refusing to give her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama. The civil rights protests led to a case before the U.S. Supreme Court, which eventually ruled that... More »

Rosa Parks became a prominent face in the civil rights movement when she refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger on Dec.1, 1955, in Montgomery, Ala. She was arrested, and the local NAACP chapter organized ... More »

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In 1955, Rosa Parks, a famous civil rights activist, refused to give up her seat at the front of the bus, a section commonly reserved for white passengers. Her actions led to a city-wide boycott of the bus system in Mont... More »

Rosa Parks was an African-American woman in Montgomery, Ala., who, on Dec. 1, 1955, refused to get up from her bus seat to let a white passenger sit down. She was arrested for this offense but released on bail that night... More »

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