Rosa Parks's Role In The Civil Rights Movement

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One movement that always caught my attention was by a women named Rosa Parks and man named Martin Luther King Jr. Many people thought she was just a tired working women who just refused to give up her seat on a city but. But there is actually a lot more than that mainly who she is. Rosa Parks has been active in politics since the 1930s and had protested the notorious Scottsboro Boys case. She has also served as secretary for the NAACP and she had begun her quest to register to vote in Alabama in 1943. She failed a literacy test three times before becoming one of the very few black people registered to vote in the state. So all in all she was an active participant in the fight for black civil rights long before the bus situation happened. It
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