Take a stand rosa parks
Take a Stand, Rosa Parks by Peter RoopRosa Parks has been called the mother of the civil rights revolution. Her refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger led to a yearlong bus boycott. Her actions began a movement that ended legal segregation in America.
But what was Rosa Parks like as a young girl? Did she know that one day she would become an inspiration to freedom-loving people everywhere?
In this book, you will find out all about Rosa Parks before she made history.
ISBN 13: 9780439676250
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By refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus in , black seamstress Rosa Parks — helped initiate the civil rights movement in the United States. The leaders of the local black community organized a bus boycott that began the day Parks was convicted of violating the segregation laws. Led by a young Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Supreme Court ruled that bus segregation was unconstitutional.
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Rosa Parks: Taking a Stand
Take a Stand, Rosa Parks! It is one in a series of chapter book biographies the Roops have done for Scholastic. Rosa Parks is best known for her refusal to give up her seat on James Blake's bus. Take a Stand explains the circumstances of Rosa's life that lead her to take on James Blake. Convert currency.
This was not a spontaneous act of defiance. Rosa Parks may have been weary, but she risked physical abuse, arrest and jail not because she had worked a full day and was tired, but because she was part of a growing movement of African Americans sick and tired of discrimination and racism. This act of civil disobedience was the culmination of years of community and organizational activity and Parks had been an active participant for many years. In , Parks, 42, was convicted of disorderly conduct for refusing to give up her seat to a white man. Right after her arrest, the Montgomery Improvement Association was founded. This primarily church-based group elected a very young representative to spearhead the boycott of the municipal bus company. His name was Martin Luther King Jr.