Rosa Park A corageous woman gets a permanent place in Washington

http://www.biography.com/people/rosa-parks-9433715 (watch a great video of her here)

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus spurred a city-wide boycott. 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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