Bus Boycott By Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks died at the age of 92 of natural causes on October 24th 2005. In her adult years, Rosa Parks was not sitting in the white section only of the bus, she was in the seat where African Americans could sit. A white man was left standing in the bus, so the driver demanded her to get up and she refused.
Just weeks after Rosa Parks’ arrest, she got arrested a second time for her role in the boycott. Rosa Parks was forced to move out of her home to Montgomery not to long after the boycott. Bus seats were left empty on Rosa Parks’ 50th anniversary of her arrest to honor her. Now that I told you some facts about Rosa Parks, lets learn more about her life.
Rosa Parks was born on February 4th, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. As a child, Rosa Parks went to Miss White’s school for girls and the Montgomery Industrial school for girls. At the age of two, Rosa Parks and her family to Pine Level, Alabama. Rosa Parks’ parents separated a little before her brother, Sylvester was born. Rosa Parks’ father was a carpenter and her mother was a teacher. After her parents separated, her and her brother lived on her grandparents farm. She was homeschooled until she was eleven years old. Now that I told you about Rosa Parks’ childhood, let’s talk about her adult years.
When Rosa Parks was 19, she got married to Raymond Parks on December 18th, 1932. When Rosa Parks was 42, she got arrested for not giving up her seat to a white man. In 1956, when Rosa Parks was 42 it became legal for black people to sit anywhere on the bus. In 1979, Rosa Parks received the Spingarn medal by the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). In 1992, Rosa Parks published her first autobiography. On October 24th, 2005, Rosa Parks died in her Detroit home. Rosa Parks went to the Alabama State Teachers College for a little bit but then left to take care of her sick grandmother. Now that i told you some of the most important pieces of her adult life, let’s move on to what she was most known for.
Rosa Parks was known for the Montgomery bus boycott. When the bus driver told Rosa Parks to get up so a white man could sit, she refused. She influenced other black people to stand up for themselves, it became a big part of history. Now that you have heard some of the most important pieces of Rosa Parks’ life let’s wrap all of this up.
In conclusion, Rosa Parks was a very important woman in history. She stood up for black people so they could be equal to white people. Rosa Parks’ parents separated a little before her little brother Sylvester was born. In 1956 when Rosa Parks was 43, it became legal for black people to sit anywhere on the bus. Rosa Parks was known for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. When the bus driver told her to get up so a white man could sit, she refused. Now that you know some of Rosa Parks’ life, you have probably figured out that she was an important woman in history. She is such an incredible woman and she did amazing things and more.
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