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Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks's Biography

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement".

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Handout picture shows statue of Rosa Parks who refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Handout picture shows statue of Rosa Parks who refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott
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  • Influential women in history: Susan B. Anthony, Rosa Parks .....

      Blog Source: washingtonexaminer.com | 3 months ago
    Who would you put on a list of influential women in history? Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks, definitely, but Wendy Davis? Campaigns are expected to elevate candidates, but this edges on ridiculous. An event hosted by supporters and ...
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      Blog Source: punthiefications.wordpress.com | 3 months ago
    ear Rosa Parks, Once again we are forced to sit in the back, but now the segregation is black on black. The African nation is turned into a free-for-all and her children are caught in a free fall. But we do not retort, though it's a bumpy ride.
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      Blog Source: www.estateofdenial.com | 3 months ago
    A collection of Rosa Parks' belongings, potentially worth several million dollars, is still sitting unsold in a New York warehouse as her heirs continue to feud over the civil rights memorabilia. Civil rights era memorabilia is worth millions

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