Rosa parks

Rosa Parks

  • Born in Tuskegee, Alabama

    Rosa Parks was born on Febuary 3, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama.
  • Joins NAACP

    Rosa joins NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and becomes active in the civil rights movement.
  • Marries Raymond Parks

    Marries Raymond Parks
    Rosa Parks married Raymond Parks on December 18, 1932.
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    Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The Montgomery Bus Boycott lasted from December 1, 1955 to December 20, 1956. It began because Rosa Parks didn't give up her seat to a white on the bus so she got arrested and the Montgomery Bus Boycott began.
  • NAACP awards Rosa the Spingarn Medal

    NAACP awards Rosa the Spingarn Medal
    On August 30, 1979 Rosa was awarded the Spingarn Medal by MAACP. The Spingarn Medal is given annually by the NAACP for outstanding achievement by an African American.
  • Attacked in her apartment

    On August 30, 1994 Rosa was attacked in her apartment by Joseph Skipper.
  • Rosa Dies

    Rosa Dies
    On October 28, 2005 Rosa dies at the age of 92 years old.