Rosa didn’t attend a public school until she turned eleven. Before that, she was homeschooled by her mother Leona who was a teacher. At the age eleven she attended the Industrial school for girls in Montgomery, in school rosa parks took various vocational and academic courses. Later on she began laboratory school for her secondary education, but eventually she never completed her school year because she had to drop out of school to take care of her ailing grandmother. During the rest of her childhood she was greatly influenced by the “Jim Crow Laws”, which separated the whites and the blacks in most part of their daily lives, meaning that these two groups of people couldn’t drink from the same water fountains, use the same public bathrooms or use the same transportation.
In 1929, she left school to care for her sick grandmother and mother. Rosa had not finished high school, as she was only in the eleventh grade at the time she quit school. Instead of returning to her studies, she got a job at a shirt factory in Montgomery. In 1932, at the age of nineteen, she met and married Raymond Parks; and a year later, with the support of her husband, Rosa earned her high school degree. In 1943, she joined the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP, serving as the chapter’s youth leader as well as secretary to NAACP president E.D.
Where did all this began? Rosa Louis McCauley was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, on February 4 , 1913. When Rosa was just a two years old, her father moved out, leaving her Mother and little brother, Sylvester to take of themselves. The small, split family then moved in with Rosa Grandparents, who had become ill. Rosa took care of the house cleaning, cooking, sewing, and the shopping, while her mom watched over her grandparents. This is just one example of the many obstacles Rosa faced as a young child.
Parks was fined $10.00 plus $4.00 in court fees, and was given a date to ap... ... middle of paper ... ... in her memory. President Obama once said, “Our nation was forever transformed by her refusal to give up her seat, advancing our journey toward justice and equality for all” (Obama). Parks was a brave, courageous woman who wanted to make a difference for herself and many other African Americans who suffered from segregation laws. She once stated, “I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up, and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom” (Parks). Rosa Parks was successful in her attempts to make the world a better place.
By one brave women our world will be forever thankful. Rosa Parks was raised in her Grandparents house in pine level, Montgomery County, in Alabama. Her Mother's name was Leona Edwards and her father James McCauley was a carpenter. On February 4, 1913 Rosa was born, ya year after her parents were married. At around the age of two her father took off North looking for a better like.
Rosa Parks Rosa parks was born on February 4,1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. She was a civil rights leader. She attended Alabama State College, worked as a seamstress and as a housekeeper. Her father, James McCauley, was a carpenter, and her mother, Leona (Edward's) McCauley was a teacher. Rosa P. had one younger brother named, Sylvester.
Born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913, she was raised in an era during segregation which was normal and that black suppression was a normal way of life. Her mother worked as a school teacher at the school in Tuskegee. Rosa's father, James McCauley, worked as a carpenter. After her brother, Sylvester, was born, their dad had left them. He was cheated out on his land and couldn't support the family anymore.
Parks had attended a segregated, one room school in Pine Level, Alabama. The school that she had attended lacked school supplies such as desks, and while Africa-American students had to walk to the 1st- through 6th- grade schoolhouse the white kids were provided with transportation as well as a new school building. Rosa had attended other segregated schools in Montgomery. For example, the Industrial School for Girls. While she was in 11th grade, in 1929, she was going to school at a laboratory school for secondary education.
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was born on February 4th, 1913. She was born in the town Tuskegee of Alabama. Her father and mother were James McCauley and Leona Edwards. Her father worked as a carpenter and her mother was a teacher. She also had a younger brother named Sylvester.
Oprah Winfrey is an inspiration to many all around the world. She did not have a very good home life up until the age of 14. She was abused as a child and did not see her mother very often because she was a housemaid who was gone almost every day all day. Vernon Winfrey, Oprah’s father, was a big service in her life when it came to keeping her in a nonviolent manner. Oprah also had her career going for her when she became Miss Black Tennessee at age 17.