Rosa Parks Role Model

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“Each person must live their life as a model for others”. This quote was said by Rosa Parks, she was a great role model for many people. Although all Rosa Parks did was just refuse to give up her seat, that made a huge impact in the world during that time. She is mainly known for what occurred on December 1, 1955 which was that she refused to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama. After that passed, civil rights movement began. Rosa Parks childhood was around the segregation of African Americans and whites. Her parents got separated and got raised by her mother and moved to Pine Level, Alabama, which is where she attended elementary. For high school she attended a laboratory school. Her motivation was what she had to go through as a young child and she wanted to make the world a better place. She accomplished plenty of things,civil rights marches and also with the help of Martin Luther King there was equal rights for african americans and whites. The world has made Rosa Parks a notable choice because she has influenced a lot of people in a good way. Since then there has been big improvements on the racism issue between white and african american people.

“Some of the white children rode a bus to school. There were no buses for black children. I remember when we walked to school, sometimes the bus carrying the white children would come …show more content…

She is a true hero and what she did is something very brave and if it wasn 't for her to refuse to move to the back of the bus then the bus boycott would of took longer to start and the segregation problems would of lasted longer. “To this day, I am not an absolute supporter of nonviolence in all situations. But I strongly believe that the civil-rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s could never have so successful without Dr.King and his firm belief in nonviolence.” pg

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