The Impact Of Rosa Parks's Civil Rights Movement

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The Impact of Rosa Parks Rosa Parks was one of the most influential civil rights activist of her time, she will always have a lasting impact on the U.S society and he legacy will not be forgotten. The definition of a Revolutionary is as follows, “Someone or something that implements radical change within a society; one who steps away from what is ‘ordinary’; one who takes the steps towards change for something that they believe in.” Rosa Parks was more than that, she stands beyond the revolutionary title, Rosa Parks stood up for what she believed in and what she thought was right and helped shape America into what it is today. Rosa Parks was one of the many civil rights activists in the early 1950’s (History.com staff, 2010). Because of her courageous acts, however she is known as one of the most famous and influential leaders of the civil rights movement (History.com staff, 2009). She helped kick-start America into a nationwide revolution that started to give black people equal rights and the same opportunities as white people. Rosa Parks will forever be known as a revolutionary that helped change the lives of so many in the past, present, and future America as we know it. Early Life Rosa Louise McCauley was born February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama to Leona and John McCauley (Omnics, 2018). She was raised with her whole life in an era where segregation and separation of blacks was just a normal way of life. Rosa was enrolled in the Montgomery Industrial School for
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