Rosa Parks History

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.

Rosa McCauley was born.

1913

Rosa Louis McCauley weds Raymond Parks

1932

Rosa Parks was forced off the bus for accidentally sitting in whites section.

1943

Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to get off bus.

1955

The start of the Montgomery Boycott.

1955

Segregation law ruled unconstitutional.

1956

End of the Montgomery Boycott.

1956

Left Montgomery for VA to find work, left VA for Detroit.

1957

Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed.

1964

Awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP.

1979

Invited to a welcoming party by Nelson Mandela.

1990

Published book, "Rosa Parks: My Story."

1992

Won the Alabama Academy Award

2000

Dies from progressive Dementia.

2005