Rosa Parks  - (1913–2005) African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights", & "mother of the freedom movement". In 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver's order to give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. Her civil disobedience sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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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". In June of she was presented with a Congressional Gold Medal.

The artist behind the rebuilt home hopes to sell it to an art institution with all profits going to the Rosa Parks Family Foundation.

Rosa Parks’s Detroit home is rebuilt in Berlin

The artist behind the rebuilt home hopes to sell it to an art institution with all profits going to the Rosa Parks Family Foundation.

President Barack Obama at the unveiling of civil rights activist Rosa Parks statue in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 27 | The Obama Diary

President Barack Obama at the unveiling of civil rights activist Rosa Parks statue in Statuary Hall in the U. Capitol in Washington, February 27

Hampton University and Mrs. Rosa Parks    During the period of the boycott and following, Mrs. Parks and her family experienced constant harassment. She and her husband were fired from their jobs and unable to secure other employment. As a result, they returned to her home in Detroit. A mere nine months after the boycott officially ended on December 20, 1956, Mrs. Parks (mother of the Civil Rights Movement) was offered and accepted employment at Hampton University.

- Owner donates 97 riverfront acres in Gloucester for public access - Florida man donates property on the Severn River that is expected to be included in the Blue Water Trail.

Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum; a truly awesome day was spent here in April 2013.

Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Montgomery Picture: Rosa Parks Sculpture - Check out TripAdvisor members' candid photos and videos of Rosa Parks Library and Museum

President Obama Gets A Pat On The Head From Rosa Parks Adorable Relative

President Obama Gets A Pat On The Head From Rosa Parks' Adorable Relative

Photo of the Week: President Obama holds Terrell Anderson Jr., a relative of Rosa Parks, after a statue unveiling ceremony for the civil rights activist in the Capitol's Statuary Hall.

Activities: Create an Egg Carton School Bus. This would be great for Rosa Parks bus.

Create an Egg Carton School Bus

Rosa Parks

Artist: unknown Title: Rosa Parks Date: unknown Influence: Rosa Parks stood up for herself when they tried to make her stand up for a white person

Wow. This is so beautiful. Biddy Craft

Images of Barack Obama and Rosa Parks, riding a bus during the civil rights marches.

Rosa Parks’ Peanut Butter Pancakes.  Learn to make Rosa Parks’ Featherlite Peanut Butter Pancakes with this vintage recipe and step-by-step photos.

Learn to make Rosa Parks’ Featherlite Peanut Butter Pancakes with this vintage recipe and step-by-step photos.

The digitization of Rosa Parks' personal papers in the Library of Congress this morning included a perfectly fluffy pancake recipe.

Rosa Parks' "Featherlite" Peanut Butter Pancakes

Rosa Parks' "Featherlite" Peanut Butter Pancakes Recipe from the Library of Congress archives

President Obama in Rosa Park's Montgomery bus seat

Obama On The Rosa Parks Bus

President on the famed Rosa Parks bus at Henry Ford Museum. I've been on the same bus, but at the seat to his left. The Henry Ford Museum is incredible.

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