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Rosa Parks Civil Rights Leader (Black Americans of Achievement) by Mary Hull

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Parks, Rosa,,
  • Civil rights,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • African Americans,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • 1913-,
  • Civil rights workers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Montgomery,
  • Alabama,
  • Biography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8159860M
ISBN 100791081648
ISBN 109780791081648

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Each book tells the story of a person's life and major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped his or her world. The books also include timelines, bibliographies, and suggestions for further research. In , Rosa Parks refused to give her seat to a white male passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act. Dec 15,  · Until recently, Rosa Parks's personal papers were unavailable to the public. In this compelling new book from the Library of Congress, where the Parks Collection is housed, the civil rights icon is revealed for the first time in print through her private manuscripts and handwritten notes. Rosa Louise Parks, –, American civil-rights activist, b. Tuskegee, Ala., as Rosa Louise McCauley. A seamstress and long-time activist-member of the Montgomery, Ala., chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), she sparked the Montgomery bus boycott with her Dec. 1, , arrest for refusing to give up her seat on a municipal bus to a white man. Rosa Parks is widely known as perhaps the single most important symbol of the civil rights movement. Her refusal to give up her seat to a white man in the colored section of a segregated bus in December , could be said to have incited the movement that eventually led to .

Dec 23,  · In , Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." This biography has black-and /5. ROSA LOUISE PARKS BIOGRAPHY. Rosa Louise Parks was nationally recognized as the “mother of the modern day civil rights movement” in America. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white male passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, December 1, , triggered a wave of protest December 5, that reverberated throughout the United States. Rosa Parks Facts. Here are a few Rosa Parks facts you may not know: When Rosa refused to give up her seat, it wasn’t the first time she’d faced down driver James Blake. 12 years before, she had left his bus rather than getting off and entering again through the back door after she’d paid at the front, another rule of bus segregation. Rosa Parks, an African American seamstress in Alabama, had no idea she was changing history when, work-weary, she refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus. Today, she is immortalized for the defiance that sent her to jail & triggered a bus boycott that catapulted Martin Luther King, Jr., into the national spotlight.4/5(1).