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Why I Admire the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement"

“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” – Rosa Parks

My favorite question to be asked has always been, “If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?”

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Rosa Parks, the Story and Inspiration from 61 Years Ago.

As baltimoresun.com states, 61 years ago, on this day, Rosa Parks made a statement that has inspired millions in a way that she could have never imagined. 137 more words

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Legacy of Rosa Parks on Throwback Thursday

By Kristen Johnson

On this day in history, December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama, which led to a bus boycott organized by Martin Luther King, Jr. 479 more words

Rosa Parks resistance, anniversary.

Today’s entry reposts on the anniversary of Rosa Parks’s refusal to move to the back of a Montgomery bus.

Fifty-seven (now, 61) years ago today, … 298 more words

Celebrating The One and Only Rosa Parks Today


On December 1st, 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. 499 more words



Today marks the 51st anniversary of Ms. Rosa Parks refusing to give up her place on a bus for a white American solely on account of her being a black American. 1,696 more words


This day in history: Rosa Parks’ small act led to big change

On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after work and sat down in the section designated for black passengers. As the bus filled up, she was asked to give up her seat to a white passenger and when she refused she was subsequently arrested. 185 more words