TITLE

Civil Rights Hero

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;2/7/2005, Vol. 67 Issue 14, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the 50th anniversary of Rosa Parks, a U.S. African-American woman civil rights activist, in 2005. Reason why Parks was arrested in December 1955; Role played by Parks in persuading people to stop riding buses in Montgomery, Alabama, in the 1950s.
ACCESSION #
15871797

 

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