Rosa Parks

Lobb, Nancy
January 2007
16 Extraordinary African Americans, 2nd Edition;2007, p55
Book Chapter
Information on African American civil rights activist Rosa Parks taken from a section of the book "16 Extraordinary African Americans," 2nd edition is presented. It offers a look at her family background and early education in Alabama. It highlights her contribution to the African American civil rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on to make room for a White passenger. It explores her involvement in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).


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