However, the characteristics that make a good and effective leader are such as integrity, vision, concern, creativity, result-orientation, and courage (these are not all the characteristics that would make a leader good). A leader during the 20th century who has these leadership characteristics is an African American woman under the name of Rosa Parks for helping get rid of segregation for all African Americans. Rosa Parks was called “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of freedom.” for many different reasons, but these names were given to her for her contribution to the change that was made. She is considered a leader because she stood up for what she believed in and guided
In 1955 Rosa Parks did the Montgomery Bus Boycott(“Rosa Parks,” 2011). Rosa Parks stayed in her seat after a white man told her to get out of the seat. Them because it was against the law back them Rosa Parks got arrested. With her one phone call, Mrs. Parks called a NAACP lawyer and got released on bail.
Parks was on the bus to go home just like many, she was tired and exhausted. Instead of easily getting up and moving to another seat, Rosa defended herself. She did not just sit around and let those who discriminate her win. Instead, Parks was later then arrested and encouraged all the other blacks to stand up by not riding the busses. She then was put on trial and after a year Montgomery’s public transportation system was legally integrated.
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Harriet’s work eventually paid off in the long run. Her efforts finally paid off with ending slavery. Harriet Tubman was known as a hero when slavery ended. Harriet Tubman even has her own National Historical Park for her many years of freeing slaves. Harriet Tubman will always be remembered for her hardship and the sacrifices she made.
Jackie Robinson was the first african american baseball player in major league baseball and one of his best supporters was his mother, Mallie Robinson. Jackie and Mallie had strong personalities that others around them saw. They also had a sense of pride about their family and loved each other, showing it in any way they could. Being african american, they were offended and insulted because of their skin color and their personalities shown through on how they reacted to it. Jackie and his mother both had strong personalities that they showed in different ways.
She was going through her daily routines, but then she could just feel that she wasn’t right on the bus. In Brinkley’s biography she states, “Park’s mind was more with the NAACP than her work duties” (lines 16-17). Rosa Parks was very dedicated to stopping all the differences between races. She was standing up for her beliefs, and didn’t want to be pushed around. In Brinkley’s biography, she says that Rosa Parks felt fear on the bus ride home.
Every single accomplishment she had achieved had surrounded that goal. Although she wasn 't alive to see it, she is to always be remembered for her legacy. Though Elizabeth had accomplished many little things they all fit into one big thing. Women 's rights and all her work into getting these rights for women. Elizabeth had many small milestones leading up to her major goal.
Rosa Parks had a fairly normal childhood. Rosa was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee Alabama. Rosa’s parents separated and Rosa’s mother moved Rosa and her brother to Montgomery Alabama when Rosa was 11. At the age of 19 Rosa married Raymond Parks. On December 1, 1955 Rosa was taking a bus home from work, “Nonetheless, at one point on the route, a white man had no seat because all the seats in the designated “white”