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December 1, 1955: Rosa Parks Ignites Bus Boycot

In Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks is jailed for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man, a violation of the city’s racial segregation laws. The successful Montgomery Bus Boycott, organized by a young Baptist

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Rosa Parks Refuses To Move – 55th Anniversary

Rosa Parks & Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rosa Parks (Feb 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) Today marks the anniversary of a very special day in history. 55 years ago today, first lady of civil rights Rosa Parks refused to abandon her seat on a bus for

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