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Rosa Parks
By: Tammera S.
Alaska, Grade 6



It was on December 1, 1955 when Mrs. Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat for a white passenger, and sit in the back. Her refusal got her arrested. It started the protest movement for civil rights in the U.S.
She was active in National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Montgomery Voters League was a group that helped black citizens to pass many tests that made it hard for them to register as voters. Mrs. Rosa Parks has been called the '' Mother of the Civil Rights Movements,'' for her bravery and stand to have the rights a white person has.




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