breana jennings - Breana Jennings Rea 050 10:10 am Dec 8 2014 Rosa Park was a famous black American woman who helped fight for equal rights in Alabama

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Breana Jennings Rea 050 10:10 am Dec 8 2014 Rosa Park was a famous black American woman who helped fight for equal rights in Alabama. Rosa was born in February 4, 1913 in Alabama. Rosa grew up at that time when black people did not have the same rights as white people did. Rosa Parks went to school at the black elementary school in her town. Rosa left school because of a death in her family. Her first job was sewing clothes for people. She and Raymond, her husband, become active in the fight for civil right for black people. They joined in the NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, to help in the fight for equal right. Once she sat on the bus, there were no more seats where the black people could
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Unformatted text preview: sit. So she sat where the white people sat. Then a white person came and he wanted to sit, so the bus driver told Rosa to get up and stand. But she refused, so the bus driver called the police and she got arrested. I admire Rosa Parks because she stuck for what she believed in and fought for freedom and rights and her hard work paid off. There is still racism today but not like how it was in her time as an adult. So that's where every year I honor Ms. Rosa Luisa Parks during black history month. Because without her courage we will still be dealing it with racism....
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