Rosa Parks bus located at the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan. The Museum was fun!

Rosa Parks bus located at the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan. The Museum was fun!

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956. | 26 Incredible Pictures Of Famous People Throughout History

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956.

This glorious photo of Rosa Parks sitting at the front of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal in 1956. | 26 Incredible Pictures Of Famous People Throughout History

Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. in 1955

Rosa Parks Sie wurde als Rosa Louise Parks am Februar 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama geboren, gestorben ist sie am Oktober 2005 in Detroit, Michigan. Sie war eine amerikanische Bürgerrechtlerin …

Rosa Parks’s mugshot in 1955 after refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white passenger. | 32 Of The Most Badass Moments In History

24 Of The Most Badass Moments In History

Rosa Parks’s mugshot in 1955 after refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white passenger. | 32 Of The Most Badass Moments In History

Claudette Colvin: b. 1939; Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. In 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months. Montgomery's black leaders did not publicize Colvin's effort for long because she was a teenager and became an unmarried mother. Given the social norms of the time, the NAACP leaders worried about using her to represent their…

Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin

Claudette Colvin: b. 1939; Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. In 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months. Montgomery's black leaders did not publicize Colvin's effort for long because she was a teenager and became an unmarried mother. Given the social norms of the time, the NAACP leaders worried about using her to represent their…

The No. 2857 bus on which Rosa Parks was riding on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama when she was arrested for her refusal to give up her seat to a white person which sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

The No. 2857 bus on which Rosa Parks was riding on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama when she was arrested for her refusal to give up her seat to a white person which sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a 42-year-old African American woman who worked as a seamstress, boarded this Montgomery City bus to go hom...

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a 42-year-old African American woman who worked as a seamstress, boarded this Montgomery City bus to go hom...

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