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  • Becky Voy

    BV- This pin will be beneficial because it gives a quick synopses of key people in history. For example, Rosa Parks was one of many women during the Civil Rights Movement who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white person. This lists shows several people who were involved in the movement.

  • Kim

    Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus spurred a city-wide boycott. The city of Montgomery had no choice but to lift the law requiring segregation on public buses. Rosa Parks received many accolades during her lifetime, including the NAACP's highest award.

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    Change-maker in black history: Rosa Parks | Do Something

  • Katt Of Bees

    Most historians date the beginning of the modern civil rights movement in the United States to December 1, 1955. That was the day when an unknown seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. This brave woman, Rosa Parks, was arrested and fined for violating a city ordinance, but her lonely act of defiance began a movement that ended legal segregation in America, and made her an inspiration to freedom-loving people everywhere

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