Our woman is Rosa Parks, she refused to giver up her seat on the bus to a white man.
Challenges of her life were Rosa Parks was unable to complete her education due to her grandmother and mother falling ill. she had a long day of work and she was tired, she was then told to give up her seat for a white person, but she refused.
More challenges that Rosa Parks faced are.
Rosa Parks lived with her maternal grandparents because her mom and dad separated. Rosa Parks left college at age 16 to take care of her ailing grandmother.
The worst challenge in her life was.
The incident of the bus had a negative affect on her life like her job, received threats, and hassled about the bus incident.
She became the civil rights activist, she was also the one who started the civil rights movement.
Three more significant contributions would be...
She was the first black person to not give up her seat to white people. Rosa Parks got awarded NAACP image award for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series. Also a academy of achievement golden plate award. The last significant contribution is she symbolized to end racial segregation.
Rosa Parks lived in Alabama and died in 2005.
Rosa Parks's personal qualities are intelligence, determination, courage, prestigious, brave, strong, willing, and never gives up.
1913- Born in Tuskegee, Alabama
1931- Rosa Parks became highly active in defending the Scottoboro Boys
1943- Rosa Parks joins NAACP
1943- Forced off of segregated bus for accidentally sitting in a seat reserved for whites
1955- Arrested for refusing to relinquish her seat to a white man
1956- Filed in U.S. District Court
1957- Left Montgomery, Alabama to seek work in Virginia
1965- Hired by a U.S. Representative
1979- Awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP
2005- Sadly Rosa Parks died
An important quote by Rosa Parks is...
If we made a stamp to honor Rosa, it would look like this...