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    Rosa Parks Presentation

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    Introductory slide: ( Mrs. Rosa Parks was a an African American woman who’s bravery was unknown at moment, and was a foundation for the society we know now, as her name is to me being as great as the monument that stands for liberty and justice for all…the Statue Of Liberty) Slide 2: In Montgomery Alabama 1955, the segregation laws required blacks to pay at the front of the bus and re-board at the back of the bus. These laws also included that the blacks were required to relinquish their seats

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    Essay On Rosa Parks

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    Rosa Louise McCauley was a african american women who helped fight for equal rights in Alabama. Who later on got arrested for refusing to surrender her bus seat for a white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end segregation and becoming an civil rights activist. Rosa parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on february 4, 1913 to parents James McCauley and Leona Edwards. Rosa park’s mother was a school teacher and her father a carpenter. In her childhood years she spent

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    Rosa Parks an Activist

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    Rosa Parks was a big activist when it came to the Civil Rights Movement. “Rosa Parks was born Rosa Louise McCauley in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her father was James McCauley, a carpenter, and her mother was Leona McCauley, a teacher. She moved to her grandparents' farm in Pine Level, Alabama when she was two with her mother and younger brother, Sylvester. Her mother taught until she was 11. Once she turned 11 she was sent to the Montgomery Industrial School, this school was a private school founded by a

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    The Life Of Rosa Parks

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    In 1943, although Raymond didn't approve of it, Parks started working for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She worked as a secretary & often worked long shifts. Parks liked working for the NAACP a lot & it ended up being an excellent job. Later in the year, Parks had her first incident with a bus driver. It had been a rainy day & Rosa had been waiting for a bus to take her home. When the bus finally arrived, she got on & paid the fare, but in lieu of getting

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    Rosa Parks

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    Rosa Parks Forward Rosa Parks’ courage to stand up for rights as a citizen of the USA inspires me to this day to stand up for the ideals of freedom & justice for all. Rosa Parks influenced many northerners & lawmakers to look squarely at the discrimination victimizing Alabama’s black people, and work to correct injustice. A vital democracy requires citizen participation! The civil rights movement must continue today as immigrants, especially Arabs and Arab look-alikes are victims of prejudice

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    Brave Life of Rosa Parks

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    change. Rosa Parks took a stand against cruel humanity through her words and actions. She was a brave woman who saw the unfair treatment of blacks and was tired of it, so she decided to do something significant. She knew that something had to be done. Even after taking a stand with a part of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, she did many other acts as an American Civil Rights activist that made great impacts on many lives. Though some looked down upon her, many looked up to her also. Rosa Parks was born

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    Rosa Parks

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    Rosa Parks The woman who earned the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement", Rosa Louise Parks is a n enormous inspiration to the African American race (Girl Power Guests 1). Rosa was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913 to James and Leona McCauley (The Life of Rosa Parks 1). Both of Rosa's parents were born before slavery was banished from the United States. They suffered a difficult childhood, and after emancipation the conditions for blacks were not much better. Rosa's mother

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    The Bus Protest: Rosa Parks

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    Did you know when Rosa Parks got arrested for not giving up her seat she was sitting in the African American section? Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist that worked with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) to change African American rights. She was born on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. She went to college at the Alabama State Teachers College. After her college education, she became the secretary of the Montgomery branch of the NAACP. “She trained

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    Rosa Parks

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    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. Her family lived in Tuskegee. When Rosa was two years-old her parents split up and she, her mother, and her brother moved to her grandparents farm in Nearby Pine Level

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    Rosa Parks

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    restaurant, or sitting in certain seats of public buses. However, in 1955 a woman named Rosa Parks took a stand, or more correctly took a seat, on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She refused to give her seat to a white man and was arrested for not doing so. The reasons and consequences and the significance of her stand are comparable in many ways to Atticus Finch's stand in To Kill A Mockingbird. Rosa Parks worked for the equality of all people. She was elected secretary of the Montgomery branch

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