The Montgomery Bus Boycott's Rosa Parks: My Story

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ROSA PARKS BY DONELLA TRELLO Rosa parks was put on this world on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. She was picked on as a child because she was an African-American. When she was a child her Grandpa held a shotgun in his hand as the Klu Klux Klan went by. Parks knew as a child that segregation was wrong and that the black and whites should be together and get along.On December 1st, 1955, she did something that would go down in history…… literally. On that day she sat on a bus. I know that sounds simple but what happened on the bus is what went down in history. A white man got on a couple stops after her and told her to get up. Parks told them no when they told…show more content…
It was December 1st 1955 - December 20th, 1956. Every person involved in it refused to ride public buses in Montgomery. The buses get paid to drive people around and with no one to ride barely the buses they weren't paid. In 1957 Martin Luther King Jr. took SCLC which was a leader in nonviolent marches and calm, peaceful campaigns against Jim Crow Laws in the southern part of America. In 1992 Parks published her book Rosa Parks: My story. Rosa Parks: My story is a autobiography about her life. The end of the book is full of Rosa Parks telling about her new ways in her new life as a national symbol. It also has a part where it says that the day after her being set free, the NAACP had a speech made to tell the African-American rights activists that they were going to be a boycott of the bus system due to injustices that has been faced by a lot of people. In 2004 she was diagnosed with progressive dementia. Progressive dementia is the gradual loss of mental functions such as the ability to think, reason, remember, and plan. She was 91 when she got this information and that means that it was around her time to get that thing. Rosa Parks was in Detroit, Mississippi when she past away in
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