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Rosa Louise Parks (born February 4, 1913 as Rosa Louise McCauley) is a retired African-American seamstress and figure in the American Civil Rights Movement, most famous for her refusal in 1955 to give up a bus seat to a white man who was getting on the bus.
Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, daughter of James and Loeona McCauley.
Rosa Parks is often and has been called the "mother of the civil rights movement" and one of the most important citizens of the 20th century.
Rosa Parks Portal (1483 words)
On December 1, 1955, seamstress Rosa Parks changed America forever when she was arrested for refusing to yield her seat to a white patron on a Montgomery, Alabama city bus.
Parks was found guilty of disorderly conduct and that lead directly to the famous Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Parks was not the "quiet seamstress" as the media has often portrayed her.
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