Friday, October 28, 2005

Good Bye to "Mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement."

The world mourns the loss of Rosa Parks.

A staunch upholder of equality, justice and human right!

Rosa Lee Parks
who the (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African American seamstressUnited States Congress called the Mother Of The Modern Day Civil Rights Movement. She is most famous for her refusal in 1955 to give up a bus seat to a white man when ordered to do so by the bus driver. She is remembered as an ordinary person who took a brave stand that provoked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her role in American history earned her an iconic legacy in American culture and worldwide civil rights movements.

These are some pictures taken from Wikipedia.

Deputy Sheriff D.H. Lackey of Montgomery fingerprints Parks on 22 February 1956 after the bus boycott prompted a mass arrest of activists

Rosa Parks on a Montgomery bus a year after they were desegregated.

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