Rosa Parks and Why She Is Famous
Rosa Parks is known as the mother of the civil rights movement. when Rosa parks was asked to give up her seat to a white man she refused. This started the bus boycott. When she was younger she did not think she would make history. When the bus boycott happened she quit her job as a seamstress. She went to jail for only one day but she is very important to all women who still today fight for there rights.
Accomplishments : Rosa Parks
The NAACP awarded Rosa Parks the Spingarn medal in honor. One year later the NAACP awarded her with the Martin Luther King Jr medal. Three years later she was introduced into the Michigan's women's hall of fame. In 1992 Rosa Parks was awarded the peace abbey courage of conscience award. Rosa Parks was awarded by bill Clinton the presidential medal of freedom. she was awarded many more awards.
What Impact Did She Have :Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks had an impact of helping get all black people civil rights. When segregation ended she went on a bus and sat in the front seat. After this she was known as the mother of the civil rights movement Fredrick Douglas was known as the father of the civil rights movement.