Rosa Parks' Civil Rights Movement

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  • Birth Date

    Birth Date
    Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on Feb. 4th, 1913. She was born to James and Leona McCauley.
  • School

    School
    Rosa Parks got enrolled in Montgomery Industrial School for Girls.
  • College

    College
    Parks ends up going to Alabama State Teachers College for black people. This was in her 10th and 11th grade years.
  • Marriage

    Marriage
    She gets married on Dec 18th to Raymond Parks. He was a professional barber.
  • WW2

    WW2
    WW2 oficially begins
  • Bus Segregation

    Bus Segregation
    Refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus and gets kicked off the bus. Later, she then tries to vote and gets denied.
  • Banned Bus Travel

    Banned Bus Travel
    US Supreme Court bands segregation in interstate bus travel.
  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    Tested the laws in the south for segregated bus travel.
  • Unconstitutional

    Unconstitutional
    Racial segregation in the public schools was ruled unconstitutional.
  • Refusal

    Refusal
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Signing

    Signing
    Pres. Eisenhower signs in 1960 the civil rights act.
  • MLK Gets Arrested

    MLK Gets Arrested
    MLK gets arrested for trying to eat in a white-only restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida.
  • Parks' Honorary

    Parks' Honorary
    A Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation is published by Detriot Public Schools and the Detriot news. This is the 25th anniversary of her refusing to get off the bus.
  • Rosa Parks My Story

    Rosa Parks My Story
    She publishes her very first book.
  • Dies

    Dies
    Rosa Parks passes away with dementia.
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    Rosa Parks' Movement