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Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin

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:: Rosa Parks Quotes :: With this still happening in my country today (where intolerant men try to send women to the back of the bus), we remember Rosa Parks.

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1858 – She refused to give up her seat or ride in the “colored” section of a segregated trolley car in Philadelphia (100 years before Rosa Parks) and wrote one her most famous poems, “Bury Me In A Free Land,” when she got very sick while on a lecturing tour. Her short story “The Two Offers” became the first short story to be published by an African American.

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from Refinery29

What Happened After Rosa Parks Got Off The Bus

Happy 101st Birthday Rosa Parks! #BlackHistory #RosaParks #ShadesofColor (www.ShadesGifts.com)

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BLACK REVOLUTIONARY HEROES: Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Robert Smalls, Ida B. Wells, W.E.B Dubois, Langston Hughes, Claudia Jones, Paul Robeson, Harry Haywood, Angelo Herndon, Robert F. Williams, Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Huey P. Newton, George Jackson, Assata Shakur.

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Famous African-American Coloring Pages-February is Black History Month. Kids can learn and have fun with our coloring pages of famous African-American scientists, inventors, athletes, and more.

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101 years before Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, an African American woman named Elizabeth Jennings refused to be removed from a New York City trolley. Her case in the Brooklyn Circuit Court led to the desegregation of all NYC trolley lines. Her attorney? Future president Chester A. Arthur

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from BuzzFeed

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

1955 — Rosa Parks mugshot 50 historycal photos from USA

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Students create a trifold brochure about a Civil Rights Movement hero using these meaningful lesson plans. Texts and lesson sessions for Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, & Jackie Robinson. 4th-6th grade

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