Rosa Parks dies at age 92


Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a section of bus dedicated for white people only.

Article in today’s Deseret News:
Rosa Parks, civil rights pioneer, dies at 92 – has a timeline of Parks’ activities.

Some links to information on Rosa Parks:
Rosa Parks- The Woman Who Changed a Nation
Biography: Rosa Parks – Pioneer of Civil Rights
Rosa Parks – Her simple act of protest galvanized America’s civil rights revolution
The Rosa Parks Portal


AP Photo of Rosa Parks


In 1956, Rosa Parks’s arrest and the bus boycott that followed was big news

CREDIT: Associated Press Photo. “Woman Fingerprinted. Mrs. Rosa Parks, Negro Seamstress, Whose Refusal to Move to the Back of a Bus Touched Off the Bus Boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.” 1956. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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