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Rosa Parks: In 1955 she refused to give up her bus seat for a white man and as arrested. She boycotted the city's bus company for 382 days and the Supreme Court put out a law against racial segregation on public transportation. Later received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize.
After years, the Jim Crow Laws became unfair. African Americans were humiliated and had to respect all white people. African Americans started to lose their patience. Martin Luther King went against the laws and tried to free every colored person by getting their full civil rights as US citizens. His quote "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" means that whoever stays silent and does not fight for their rights, their life will end and become worthless.
September 30, 1962 – Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the National Farm Workers Association, which later becomes United Farm Workers. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a moral cause with nationwide support.