How Did Rosa Parks Influence The Civil Rights Movement

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Joseph Burkett


Unknowingly when Rosa Parks entered the bus on December 1st in Montgomery Alabama little did she know that she would be changing the world forever. For what she did, on the bus, not giving her seat to a white man, many consider her to be the “mother of modern-day civil rights movement.” Her courageous act is believed to have launched the civil rights movement. The attention gained by the incident on the bus allowed for more and more attention to segregation laws and working to change them to allow for racial equality. Today, the United States of America is still affected by racism, but it has been enormously reduced in the past fifty years. With an African American as the President, Barack Obama our first African American President, African Americans in the USA have the same rights as everyone else and a general sense of equal opportunity. There is still a lot of work to be done, but the future generations must continue what Rosa Parks left behind and let her legacy live on, forever. …show more content…

Her family members taught her that whenever in doubt, Parks should read the Bible, for it holds all the answers needed. Rosa Parks said she had faith that God will keep her safe and help her out of her problems. Her and her family would make sure to pray daily for their safety and to hope for a rapid solution to racism in the United States and to work towards equality amongst all people and

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