Rosa Parks

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Rosa Park was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4th 1913. She grew up on a farm with Her maternal grandparents. In 1932 Rosa Parks married Raymond Parks a barber from Montgomery. When Rosa was young she suffered poor health and had chronic tonsillitis. Black and white people were segregated in virtually every aspect of daily life in the south. School bus transportation was unavailable for any form for blacks schoolchildren. In December 1943 Parks became active in the Civil Rights Movements. Rosa study at Alabama State Teachers Colleges for Negroes for secondary education but was forced to drop out because her grandmother and mother became ill.

Rosa Parks boarded the Cleveland Avenue bus at 6Pm. So the bus driver Blake seen three white men standing and order four black people to give up there seats. The bus driver asks why don’t you move and Parks reply back saying I don’t believe I need to move. Blake then call the police and had Rosa arrested. Rosa asks the police officer why they do this to them and he respond to her by saying I don’t know its just the law. Rosa Parks was bailed out of jail of evening on December 2nd .

After her arrest Parks became an icon of the Civil Rights Movement but suffered hardships as a result. Rosa lost her job at the department of store and her husband quit his job because his boss wanted him to talk about his wife or legal case. Rosa and her husband left Montgomery for Hampton, Virginia mostly because they couldn’t find jobs and disagreements with the King and other leaders of Montgomery struggling Civil Right Movements. The U.S. Representative John Conyers hired her as a secretary and receptionist for his congressional office in Detroit. Rosa became the co-founded the “Rosa L. Parks Scholarship Foundation for college bound high school seniors to which she donated most of her speaker fees. Rosa Parks resided in Detroit until she died at the age 92 on October24, 2005 and it was natural cause of death. Rosa Park coffin...
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