Civil rights icon Rosa Parks’ birthday is Today – Feb. 4.Parks was arrested after she refused to leave the bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955.The arrest led to a boycott of Montgomery Bus.
Parks focused on helping homeless people in Michigan find accommodation after moving house.In 1999, she received the Gold Medal of Congress Honor.This is the highest honor a civilian can get in the United States.
It is estimated that 17,000 people refused to use buses, and 13 months later the city cleared the separation of buses.While the arrest of the parks led to significant changes, she lost her job and moved to Detroit, Michigan after being threatened with death.
The parks died in 2005 at the age of 92.
Rosa Parks was born Rosa Louise McCauley on Feb. 4, 1913.
Parks wrote her autobiography after retirement and continued to insist that the struggle for justice was not over and there was more work to be done. she suffered from dementia in her final years if life.
The challenge of the parks and the boycott of the Montgomery bus have become important symbols of this movement.It has become an international icon of resistance to racial segregation In December 1943, Parks began to operate in the civil rights movement, joined the NAACP Montgomery Chapter and were elected secretary when they were recognized as a female profession.
Parks received many national recognition –
the NAACP’s 1979 Spingarn Medal,
posthumous statue in the United States
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we all respect her from our Heart.
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