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Risk Taker Rosa Parks

Language Arts Project (Due Thursday!!!)
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Makyaih Davis

on 17 March 2015

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Transcript of Risk Taker Rosa Parks

3rd Risk-Taking Event
~Another risk that she took was to try to end segragation. Back then, that was a dangerous thing to do considering the fact that you could of got arrested, beaten, or even killed.
Family Information:
~ When she was just 19 years old, she married a man named Raymond Parks but then later divorced in the year of 1977

~ Her parents are Leona McCauley and James McCauley


Family Information: (continued)
She was the first of two children born. Her parents were farmers who also held other jobs. Her father worked as a carpenter and her mother was a school teacher.
Here Are Some Risks That She Took!
1st Important Risk-Taking Event
~A risk that she took is when she had decided to drop out of high school because her grandmother was very ill and later past away
Thank you!
Risk Taker: Rosa Parks
Place and Date of Birth
~Rosa Parks was born February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama
Education Information:
Rosa Parks attended Highlander Folk School and also went to Alabama State Teachers College for African Americans only
~ She had no children
2nd Important Risk-Taking Event
~ She refused to give up her seat to a caucasion man on the bus
~During the time, they had segragational laws that you had to follow where if there were any African-Americans sitting in front of the bus and a caucasion person comes on, the African- American would have to get up out of their seat and move to the back of the bus and let the caucasion person have the seat they were sitting in.
~She later got arrested and fined $14
African-American lynched
African-American beaten
Here Are Some
Notable Quotes!

Rosa Parks died October 24, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan
She Won Awards For:
~Presidential Medal of Freedom
~Congressional Gold Medal
~Spingarn Medal
~Golden Plate Awards
~NAACP Image Award
She was also a civil rights pioneer
....And She Is!!!
Here Are Some
More Background
Information
About Rosa Parks
That is Important!
Sources:
www.biography.com/people/rosa-Parks-9433715
ww.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks
www.noteablebiographies.com/newsmarkers2/2007-Li-Pr/parks-Rosa.html
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