Rosa Parks in 1955 with Martin Luther King Jr. On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. Parks' act of defiance became an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement and Parks became an international icon of resistance to racial segregation. History, Rosa Parks, African American, Bus, Dr. Who, Martin Luther, Civil Right Movement, People, Civil Rights Movement
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Rosa Parks is best known for her role as a civil-rights activist, the Alabama native also worked as a talented seamstress at the Montgomery Fair Department Store. She was on her way home from work on Dec. 1, 1955, when she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger.
Rosa Parks, a woman who was concerned all equality and justice in my lifetime
Rosa Parks in 1956 - African-American civil rights activist, one of the first persons to resist bus segregation