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Rosa Parks: The Spirit Of The Civil Rights Movement

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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks an African-American woman refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. She said, “”I don’t think I should have to stand up.” As a result, she was arrested and fined. Since Mrs. Parks’ appealed her conviction, she essentially challenged the legality of segregation. The even sparked a year-long boycott of Montgomery, Alabama buses and many consider her fateful bus ride to be the birth of the Civil Rights Movement. Coincidently, one of her biggest supports was a young Baptist minister named Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King went to become the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement and he gave his life for the
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