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Rosa parks, whose act of civil disobedience in 1955 inspired the modern civil rights movement, died monday in detroit, michigan she was 92. Haitian-american actress meta golding is playing one of the most famous women in american civil rights history, starring as rosa parks in the movie behind the movement. Rosa parks' brave decision to not give up her bus seat to a white passenger on dec 1, 1955, led to the montgomery bus boycott, an action that sparked the modern civil rights movement the actual. Rosa parks, an african american, was arrested that day for violating a city law requiring racial segregation of public buses on december 1, 1955 rosa parks is known and revered as the mother of the civil rights movement parks, rosa and jim haskins (contributor) rosa parks: my story.
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Rosa mccauley parks - the mother of the american civil rights movement - left an indelible mark on american history when she refused to relinquish her seat to a white. Rosa parks: rosa parks, african american civil rights activist whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white man ignited the us civil rights movement. Civil rights movement: rosa parks rosa parks: mother of the freedom movement december 1, 1955, marked the day one woman would alter the course of american civil rights. Rosa parks, also known as 'the first lady of civil rights' and 'the mother of the freedom movement', was a famous african-american civil rights activist this biography profiles her childhood, life, career, works, achievements and timeline.