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In 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested for standing up for her civil rights

In 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested for standing up for her civil rights

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Who was Rosa Parks, and what did she do in the fight for racial equality?

Rosa Parks rides an integrated bus

On this day: Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, igniting the civil rights movement

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Rosa Parks sparks Civil Rights Movement

Mrs. Rosa Parks, Negro seamstress, whose refusal to move to

Rosa Parks's mugshot, 1955. Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty

Her activism and arrest served as a rallying point. Photos: The legacy of Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks at the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights Marches. The Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights Marches occurred in 1965 and were marked by violent attacks ...

Rosa Parks Mug Shot 1955 Universal History Archive—UIG via Getty Images

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Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks actively fought for civil rights throughout her ...

On Thursday evening December 1, 1955, after a long day of work as a seamstress for a Montgomery, Alabama, department store, Rosa Parks boards a city bus to ...

Claudette Colvin Image copyright Alamy. In March 1955, nine months before Rosa Parks defied segregation laws by refusing to give up her ...

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus 60 years ago

The Quiet Courage of Rosa Parks

On March 2nd, 1955, a 15-year-old Claudette Colvin was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, ...

63 years ago, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

Rosa Parks at a 1956 press conference. On December 20, 1956, when a

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Rosa Parks was no accidental civil rights activist

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Rosa Parks smiles during a ceremony where she received the Congressional Medal of Freedom in Detroit, November 28, 1999. (AP Photo / Paul Sancya)

Martin Luther King, Jr (centre) rides the Montgomery bus. (Image by Bettmann/Getty Images)

1955: Civil Rights Activist and seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama. Her simple act, which led to her arrest, ...

First officer to scene of Rosa Parks arrest: Her arrest changed the world

The Daily News- Civil Rights Movement. Rosa Parks (seen on left)was arrested on December 1st 1955 for refusing to give up her ...

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Cover: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Arrest On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to

1st December 1955: Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat

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Rosa Parks, circa 1950

And today, she takes her rightful place among those who shaped this nation's course." The sculpture was designed by Robert Firmin and sculpted by Eugene ...

ROSA PARKS. Civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks sits in ...

11. The Arrest On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat ...

Rosa Parks took a courageous stand and became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. First, Rosa Parks explained what she did and why she did not give up ...

No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

This sign in downtown Montgomery marks the bus stop where Rosa Parks was arrested.

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Civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, dead at 92, found strength in Scripture, church

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Rosa Parks Boards a Desegregated Bus Black protest started long before the civil rights ...

"I knew why they chose Rosa" Parks instead of her as a symbol of. "

Rosa Parks, whose refusal to move to the back of a bus, touched off

Rosa Parks having her fingerprints takenafter her arrest on 1st December, 1955.

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Honoring Rosa Parks. America remembers civil rights icon on her 100th birthday

... Newspaper headlines of Rosa Parks being attacked in her home in 1994

Parks works as a seamstress in February 1956, shortly after the beginning of the Montgomery

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Rosa Parks was the first woman to teach me resistance

The Other Rosa Parks: Now 73, Claudette Colvin Was First to Refuse Giving Up Seat on Montgomery Bus | Democracy Now!

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Rosa Parks was an icon of the civil rights movement

In her autobiography, My Story, Parks explained her decision to defy racial segregation: “People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was too ...

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William Pretzer was 5 years old when Rosa Parks was arrested. It was December 1, 1955. The 42-year-old seamstress lived in Montgomery, Alabama.

60 years after Rosa Parks' arrest launched modern civil rights era, 'our work isn't finished'

FILE ** Civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks holds the hand of a well

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Rosa parks is so famous for refusing to give up her seat on the Montgomery Alabama bus to make room for white passengers when the bus driver ordered her to.

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Rosa Parks, who refused to move to the back of the bus and touched off the civil rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955, stands during services in ...

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Three weeks after her husband's death, Scott King speaks in his place at an anti-war rally in Central Park. Bettmann / Getty

ROSA PARKS (1913–2005), was an African-American Civil Rights activist. In 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey a bus driver order to give up ...

Rosa Parks was an African-American figure, most significantly known for her bus incident on the 1st of December 1955. During the period of the 1950s, ...

27, 1955: Rosa Parks Attends Meeting About Emmett Till - Zinn Education Project

Rosa Parks, Helen Keller to get statues at Alabama Capitol

Activist Rosa Parks Celebrated In Exhibition As Part Of Black

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Rosa Parks visits an exhibit illustrating her bus ride of December, 1955, at the

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  • On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her ...

Rosa Parks stands next to a sign at Scott High School in Toledoin 1990. Part

As a teenager, Colvin refused to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama