Thursday, March 29, 2007

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was a black woman who is said to be the "Mother of modern-day civil rights movement." She was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee Alabama. She was a black woman who helped start the Montgomery bus boycott. On December 1st 1955, she wouldn't give up her seat to a white person who wanted her seat. Then she was arrested and put on trial for civil disobedience which triggered the Montgomery bus boycott.


1 comment:

CSS Library said...

Great summary, but you left too much of a cliff hanger at the end. A good closing would be much better.