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Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
Janis Ian, Born Janis Eddy Fink in New York City, Janis Ian grew up on a chicken farm in Farmingdale,and attended East Orange High School. A Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter, she began her career at age Her family still lives in NJ.
Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., 1955 - Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
Rosa Parks: Change the world in a single bus ride? Rosa Parks did. Parks wasn’t the first oppressed American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.