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Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist who became famous the world over when she quietly refused to give up her seat to a white person on a Montgomery, Ala., bus Dec. 1, 1955. Her subsequent arrest triggered a wave of protest throughout the United States, a boycott of buses in Montgomery and led to desegration in the city and eventually the rest of the U.S. She was active in the NAACP, received many honors and awards including the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, and wrote several books…

Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist who became famous the world over when she quietly refused to give up her seat to a white person on a Montgomery, Ala., bus Dec. 1, 1955. Her subsequent arrest triggered a wave of protest throughout the United States, a boycott of buses in Montgomery and led to desegration in the city and eventually the rest of the U.S. She was active in the NAACP, received many honors and awards including the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, and wrote several books…

Lifelong friends and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members, Rosa Parks, civil rights icon, and Mahala Ashley Dickerson, first black female lawyer in the state of Alabama and in the state of Alaska.

Lifelong friends and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members, Rosa Parks, civil rights icon, and Mahala Ashley Dickerson, first black female lawyer in the state of Alabama and in the state of Alaska.

Rosa Parks, sparked a major flame in the Civil Rights movement when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white rider, and was arrested.

Rosa Parks, sparked a major flame in the Civil Rights movement when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white rider, and was arrested.

Obama's tears at Dorothy Height's funeral in Washington | Mail Online

Obama breaks down in tears at funeral of 'Godmother' of American civil rights movement

Obama's tears at Dorothy Height's funeral in Washington | Mail Online

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