Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights


Subject:
Black Resources , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Notable People: Women , Biographies & Famous People , Civil Rights Movement , Segregation & Discrimination , Biography (Individuals) , Civil Rights , Women

Description:
In this lesson designed for grades seven and eight, "Rosa Parks, 'The Mother of the Modern-day Civil Rights Movement,' describes her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott [of 1955-56] and helps students understand the importance of every individual citizen in a democracy." Includes the transcript of an interview with Parks, a brief biography of Parks, and an essay about being arrested, the boycott, and the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. From Scholastic Inc.

Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://teacher.scholastic.com/rosa/


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