Presentation on theme: "The Bus Ride Home: The Life of Rosa Parks"— Presentation transcript:
1The Bus Ride Home: The Life of Rosa Parks By:Coshenda Clark
2Get on the BusMost of us rode the school bus and complained. The ride was too long, there was no air, or the fact that we could not sit with our friends. Rosa Parks complained many years ago and that paved the way for you and me.Let’s travel through history to find out more about her.
3Facts about Rosa Parks Rosa Parks stood up for our rights. She refused to give up her seat.In comes the policeThe Montgomery Bus Boycott began.Blacks refused to ride the busThe Boycott lasted 382 days.
4The Change December of 1956, Supreme Court ends bus segregation. Civil Rights Movement beginsThe Civil Rights Act of 1964We all share the same rights today
5It’s Your Turn Rosa Parks “stood up” for her beliefs. This action made a difference.What will you do to make a difference?