rosa parks time line


Born Rosa Louise Mcauley in Pine Hills Alabama

February 13, 1913

Married Raymond Parks


joined NAACP and became secretary of the local chapter


arrested for not giving up her seat to a white man

December 1, 1955

Rosa Parks trial and Montgomery bus boycott began

December 5, 1955

Supreme Court rules that segregation in public transport is illegal

December 20, 1956

integration of buses began in montgomery

December 21, 1956

Became Administrative aide to congressman john conyers jr in Detriot


Created the Rosa and Raymond Parks institution for self development


Died and was first woman in the nations history to lie in state at the US capital

October 24, 2005