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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Transcript of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
- She did not have any children.
- Rosa worked as a seamstress, and cleaned the houses of Caucasians for very little money.
- She also worked for many organizations like the NAACP
[ National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.] Natural Causes
October 24, 2005
Age 92 - Martin Luther King Junior
- Ralph Abernathy
- Rosa Parks The Montgomery Bus Boycott When it occurred Importance of the Montgomery Bus Boycott Sources THANKS FOR WATCHING ! Love, Team Ranch December 1, 1955 -through- December 20, 1955 Where it happened Montgomery, Alabama What Happened The Montgomery Bus Boycott was an event in the United States Civil Rights Movement that protested against racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama It was the event that started the Civil Rights Movement and it eventually gave all colored people equal freedom as Caucasians in America. What Happened [continued] http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_happened_during_and_after_the_Montgomery_bus_boycott Jim Crow Laws stated that Caucasian people got to sit in the front of the bus, while African Americans had to sit in the back. If there was not enough space, a Caucasian person was allowed to kick an African American out of their spot and take over it. Rosa Parks was sitting on a bus, when a Caucasian man told her to move so he could take her spot. She kindly refused and remained in her spot. Rosa was then sent to jail. African Americans decided stop going on buses to defend Rosa Parks. This lasted for a while before Rosa Parks was let out of jail and bus segregation ended. http://www.core-online.org/History/montgomery%20boycott.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgomery_Bus_Boycott#Events_leading_up_to_the_bus_boycott http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=2&ved=0CDsQFjAB&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ushistory.org%2Fus%2F54b.asp&ei=awGRUfzFHYiXyAGT-IGYCA&usg=AFQjCNH8zL6f247S4kI4B1kSi9gYmCnCxA&sig2=3lsc2wszgLptvXo3XwnmhQ&bvm=bv.46340616,d.aWc Tuskegee, Alabama - Rosa Parks was home-schooled when she was younger. She later went to Highlander Folk School and Alabama State Teachers College for Negroes Rosa Parks was asked to give up her seat on a bus, but she refused. Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat was the start of the Civil Rights Movement. Rosa Parks Video