Free online version of this book and activity for Black History Month.

Who Was Rosa Parks?" By Yona Zeldis McDonough. A wonderful book, that presents the Rosa Parks story to the children in an easy and fun way

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Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February in Alabama. “The first lady of civil rights” died on October See biography, historical events.

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ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Upon her death in

Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist. On December 1, 1955, Parks became famous for refusing to obey a bus drivers order to give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. This action of civil disobedience started the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which is one of the largest movements against racial segregation. In addition, this launched Martin Luther King, Jr., who was involved with the boycott, to prominence in the civil rights movement. QUESTIONS:

This part of the Rosa Parks series will teach students about Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus. Students can read an interview with Rosa Parks and publish their response online.

This wasn't the first time the seamstress had chosen not to give in. Parks had been an active member of the local NAACP chapter since 1943 and had marched on behalf of the Scottsboro boys, who were arrested in Alabama in 1931 for raping two white women. But it was her simple act of refusal, a move which landed Parks in prison, that set in motion the Montgomery bus boycott

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Claudette Colvin: b. 1939; Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. In 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months. Montgomery's black leaders did not publicize Colvin's effort for long because she was a teenager and became an unmarried mother. Given the social norms of the time, the NAACP leaders worried about using her to represent their…

Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin

Claudette Colvin: b. Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. In she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine

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Rosa Parks Bus Story: Videos and Activities

Fun Rosa Parks Bus Companion Story with Activities Who was Rosa Parks? In honor of Black History Month, here's a fun lesson with activities about Rosa Parks.

Rosa Parks, the iconic civil rights activist who did so much more for the movement than give up her seat on a bus, was born 100 years ago today in Tuskegee, Alabama. There is a new book on her life, “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks,” by historian Jeanne Theoharis and a new stamp, issued by the U.S. Postal Service.

Rosa Parks Stamps: The U. Postal Service 2013 Rosa Parks (Forever®) stamp honors the life of this extraordinary American activist who became an iconic figure in the civil rights movement. Issue Date: February 2013

A simple act of refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man, put the civil rights movement in motion in Montgomery Alabama.  It led to a boycott of the city buses resulting in thousands of dollars of lost revenue.  What a shero!

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Who Was Rosa Parks?

In Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.

Viola Davis Desmond (1914 –1965) was an Black Nova Scotian who was granted a posthumous pardon, the first to be granted in Canada. The gov't of Nova Scotia also apologized for convicting her for tax evasion, when, in fact, she was resisting a "whites only" discrimination policy in a movie theatre in 1946. Desmond's story was one of the most publicized incidents of racial discrimination in Canadian history. Desmond acted 9 yrs before the famed incident by civil-rights activist Rosa Parks.

Viola Davis Desmond was an Black Nova Scotian who was granted a posthumous pardon, the first to be granted in Canada. The gov't of Nova Scotia also apologized for convicting her for tax evasion, when, in fact, she was resisting a "whites only

Who was...? Civil Rights Leaders includes: Who was Martin Luther King, Jr? Who was Rosa Parks? Who was Sojourner Truth? Who was Harriet Tubman? Who Was Frederick Douglass? Engage students with this zip file set of reading activities that can be used with these civil rights leaders themed biographies in the Who Was...?

Who Was...? Civil Rights Leaders: Book Club Activities

Thank you...Ruby Bridges, Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, grand/mothers, etc.

Brave women have fought for women's equality since Our right to vote wasn't even won until and there is so much more. The history of women's rights is long and rich with brave women and important gains.and we will continue to carry the torch.

#FeelGoodFriday On this day, we remember Rosa Parks, who in 1955 was arrested for refusing to move to the back of a bus and give her seat to a white passenger. #Marblelife #StoneRestoration #StoneCare

#FeelGoodFriday On this day, we remember Rosa Parks, who in 1955 was arrested for refusing to move to the back of a bus and give her seat to a white passenger. #Marblelife #StoneRestoration #StoneCare

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