Thursday, February 15, 2018

#BLACKHISTORYTOONZ: Day 15 Rosa Parks

#BLACKHISTORYTOONZ: Day 15 Rosa Parks

"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear."





Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was arrested after refusing to surrender her bus seat to a
white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end segregation.




Who Was Rosa Parks?

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks (February 4, 1913 to October 24, 2005) refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated Montgomery, Alabama bus, which spurred on the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott that helped launch nationwide efforts
to end segregation of public facilities. 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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