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About Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist.
On a December day in 1955, Parks was riding a Montgomery, Alabama bus when she was told to give up her seat to a white passenger. She refused, and was arrested for her refusal. Though other people had similarly refused to put up with segregation, her story and the fact that she was an important member of the NAACP helped make her case an important story for the American Civil Rights movement. After the incident, there was a boycott of buses in Montgomery. She later moved but was still an activist.
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Famous quotes by Rosa Parks
All I was doing was trying to get home from work.Rosa Parks
Each person must live their life as a model for others.Rosa Parks
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear knowing what must be done does away with fear.Rosa Parks
Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.Rosa Parks
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks' Popularity
Rosa Parks was a famous American activist, who was born on February 4, 1913. As a person born on this date, Rosa Parks is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (February 4) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1913).
People born on February 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Rosa Parks is the 21st most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Rosa Parks' birthday, Rosa Parks is the 186th most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.
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