Rosa Parks

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  • “mother of the modern day civil rights movement”

    “mother of the modern day civil rights movement”
    Rosa Parks was born on Feb. 4th 1913 in Tuskegee Alabama.
  • The Day

    The Day
    Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving up her seat on the bus for a white man.
  • Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

    Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
    she served as secretary and receptionist to African-American U.S. Representative John Conyers. After retirement from this position, she wrote an autobiography and lived a largely private life in Detroit. In her final years she suffered from dementia.
  • Spingarn Medal

     Spingarn Medal
    The NAACP awarded Rosa Parks the Spingarn Medal, their highest honor.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Award.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Award.
    The NAACP awarded Rosa Parks the Martin Luther King Jr. Award.
  • Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.

     Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.
    Rosa Parks was inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.
  • welcoming party

    welcoming party
    Rosa Parks had the honor of being part of the welcoming party for Nelson Mandela, who had been recently imprisoned in South Africa.
  • Attacked in her home

    Attacked in her home
    In August of 1994 Rosa Parks was in her apartment when an African American drug addict named Joseph Skipper broke in and attacked her.
  • she passed

    Rosa passed.......... at the age of 92
  • Funeral

    Funeral
    funeral in the U.S capital Rotunda she was the 1st woman and the 2nd African American. held on Wednesday, November 2, 2005
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    Rosa Parks