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Rosa Parks By: Madina Boucher. Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuckegee, Alabama. She lived with her grandparents and Mom. When Rosa was 4.

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1 Rosa Parks By: Madina Boucher

2 Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuckegee, Alabama. She lived with her grandparents and Mom. When Rosa was 4 years old she went to a one room school in Georgia.

3 In 1933, Rosa got her high school diploma.

4 In 1943 she joined the N.A.A.C.P. That stands for National Association Advancement of Colored People. Rosa liked working there because she was a black person and her job was to stand up for black people.

5 Then in 1954, the Supreme Court said that schools could not be segregated anymore. Rosa was happy when she heard the news and so were other black people.

6 On December 1, 1955, Rosa was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white person on the a bus. Then she went to court and she and she was found guilty of breaking the law on December 5, The bus boycott began again on December 5, 1955.

7 In 1964,President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights act of It said African Americans had to be treated fairly. Rosa was happy when she heard the news so were other people.

8 Then in 1965, President Johnson signed the voting Act of It said you can not stop African Americans from voting. Then Rosa began working for Congressman John Conyers of Michigan.

9 Rosa Parks died on Oct.24, 2005 from dementia. Dementia means you die from old age.


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