Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks, Mother of...

Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks, Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

There are 1 comment on the findingDulcinea story from Feb 4, 2010, titled Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks, Mother of the Civil Rights Movement. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

Rosa Parks was a seamstress and NAACP secretary whose simple act of civil disobedience - her refusal to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger - helped touch off the Civil Rights Movement.

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Terry

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#1 Dec 3, 2010
I believe that the word "not" has been dropped from the quote, "Parks later recalled that, while she did plan her protest, she had long been thinking about standing up to Montgomery’s racist laws." The sentence is awkward without it. http://www.adl.org/education/rosa_parks.asp#f... and comment by Askia at http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/archive/i... and http://www.yummy-quotes.com/rosa-parks-quotes... She is a courageous hero either way.

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