Rosa Parks

  • Rosa was born

    Rosa was born
    On February 4, 1913, [Rosa Louise McCauley]( was born in Tuskegee, Alabama to parents James McCauley and Leona
  • Rosa got married

    Rosa got married
    In 1932 Rosa Louis McCauley became Mrs. Raymond Parks in a small ceremony performed at her mother's home in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Finished her classes

    Finished her classes
    Finished her high school classes and get her high school diploma, which she successfully
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    That was the day when an unknown seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. This brave woman, Rosa Parks, was arrested and fined for violating a city ordinance,
  • Rosa gets arrested

    Rosa gets arrested
    Parks stands trial and is found guilty of breaking the segregation laws. This leads to a 381-day boycott of the Montgomery bus system organized by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Husband dies

    Husband dies
    Her husband, Raymond, dies of cancer.
  • Loses her job

    Loses her job
    After receiving threats and losing her job, Parks and her husband move from Alabama to Detroit.
  • Writes a book

    Writes a book
    Publishes her first book, Rosa Parks My Story.
  • gets robbed

    gets robbed
    A 28 year-old man breaks into Parks' Detroit home, robs her, and assaults her. She says of the attack: ""I regret very much that some of our people are in such a mental state that they would hurt and rob an older person."
  • rosa parks dies

    rosa parks dies
    Parks dies in Detroit at the age of 92.