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Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was…

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:: Rosa Parks Quotes :: With this still happening in my country today (where intolerant men try to send women to the back of the bus), we remember Rosa Parks.

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The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

1955 — Rosa Parks mugshot

57th anniversary of Rosa Parks' "sit" for civil rights

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Rosa Parks’ Collection To Be Housed At Library of Congress

Rosa Parks sacrificed her freedom for others. She did this by refusing to give up her seat to a white person, which sent her to jail.

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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dies

Rosa Parks (1913-2005) sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1956.

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10 revolutionary acts of courage by ordinary people

Rosa Parks is known not only for using her freedom of expression, but also helped immensly in the movement of civil rights and African-American equality. Parks was asked to move to the back of the bus where black people were expected to sit, by the whites. When she refused, police became involved, essentially leading to her arrest. She remained anonymous and did not take credit for this scenario until later in life.

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ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Upon her death in 2005, she was the first woman and second non-U.S. government official to lie in honor at the Capitol Rotunda.

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Raymond and Rosa Parks married 45 years...for the longest time I never even knew she was married.

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Rosa Parks, 1913-2005 More

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