"ROSA PARKS (Civil Rights Activist & Heroine. USA, reads from one of her books to children at the Tried Stone Baptist Church in Detroit." from "Rosa Parks: More than a name in a textbook" By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY, 1997 AP file photo.
In the segregation was huge. For example, on buses there were designated black and white sections. If the white section was full, black people would then have to give up there seats in order for the white people to have the privilege to sit.
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist: A Brief Biography
Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., 1955 - Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
Picture Book Biographies about African-American Women (Chapter Books, too)