Rosa Parks Timeline

  • Birth

    Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama.
  • Marriage

    Rosa married Raymond Parks.
  • Segregated Bus

    Rosa refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man. She was removed from the segregated bus.
  • Banned Segregation

    The United States Supreme Court banned segregation in interstate bus travel.
  • Racial Segregation is Unconstitutional in Schools

    The United States Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional.
  • Arrested

    Rosa was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama. The Montgomery Bus Boycott began.
  • Desegregated

    Buses in Montgomery, Alambama became desegregated.
  • Move

    Rosa and Raymond moved to Detriot. Rosa became a seamstress.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Speech

    Rosa attened Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech.
  • Scholarship Foundation

    Rosa Park's Scholarship Foundation was established.
  • Death

    Rosa Park died on October 24, 2005.