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About Rosa Parks

Published By: lankancutie
On: 16 February 2014 at 11:57pm

Rosa Parks was a  hero to all African Americans. She was born on Febuary 4 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. At the age of 19 she got married to a man named Raymond Parks .He worked as a local barber. Raymond was a member of NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). He would stand for himself to be not intimidated by whites.

One day when Rosa went on a bus she noticed the bus driver was James Blake. Rosa had a incident  with a James. When he called all african americans to stand and go to the back Rosa moved to the window seat. James came over and talked with Rosa.

James:Are you going to stand up?

Rosa:No,I'm not

James:Well if your not going to stand up I'm going to have to call the police

Rosa:You may do that

So James called the police and Rosa got arrested.

the next evening Edgar and Clifford bailed her out and she was free.

She passed away on October 24 2005 





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