Discrimination Cases: Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks along with many other African Americans fought for what they thought was right. Rosa and her husband, Raymond Parks, was a part of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and became the secretary until 1956(Rosa). Her job was to document discrimination cases to help with unfair trials against the colored, but most of the times were not successful. Their most famous case was the Scottsboro Boys who were nine black teenegers falsley accoused of raping two white women in 1931. “But we didn’t have too many successes in getting justice, it was more of the matter trying to challenge the powers that be, and to let it be known that we did not wish to be treated as second-class citizens.(Cohen)”
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