She kept her seat--and changed America

Hanson-Harding, Alexandra
February 2001
Junior Scholastic;02/12/2001, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p10
Presents a drama presentation of the life of Rosa Parks, an Afro-American woman who demanded her equal rights as a citizen of the United States when she refused to vacate her seat in a bus for a White man.


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