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Rosa Parks Index

Rosa Parks information, including biographies, quotations, and her crucial role in civil rights including the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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Rosa Parks Biography
Rosa Parks was famous for her part in igniting the Montgomery bus boycott when she refused to give up her seat on a bus.

Rosa Parks Quotes
Rosa Parks, whose arrest for refusing to move to the back of the bus ignited the Montgomery Bus Boycott, is given voice here in key quotations.

Rosa Parks Being Fingerprinted
Rosa Parks being fingerprinted in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1956.

Rosa Parks on a Montgomery Bus - 1956
Rosa Parks is shown riding on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1956.

Rosa Parks Portrait
An image of Rosa Parks from 1964.

Rosa Parks Cookie Jar
I guess it's a sign that you're part of the common culture when someone makes a cookie jar out of you! Rosa Parks has been featured on a cookie jar, and About.com's Guide to Collectibles has the information about this.

Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks!
Article about Rosa Parks, civil rights leader, on the occsion of her 90th birthday in 2003.

Rosa Parks
Brief profile plus a biography and an interview with Rosa Parks.

Rosa Parks
A biography of Rosa Parks, including the story of her refusal to give up her seat to a white man, December 1, 1955.

Rosa Parks honored with Congressional Gold Medal
CNN news coverage, 6/15/99, including video and further links.

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