Rosa Parks: A Civil Rights Activist

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“I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.” Rosa Parks was just tired of being mistreated over the color of her skin. She sparked up the whites and started a bus boycott. Rosa Parks was honored and still today is honored, made less segregation and more equality, and stood up for herself and blacks. Rosa Parks is honored today and will most likely be honored for ever. She was a civil rights activist. On the day of Rosa Parks’ funeral, black ribbons were wrapped around the front seats of all Montgomery buses. Never would a black think they would go from being “lesser known” too well known and cared for. Rosa Parks, brave and bold, stood up for not only herself but also for all the blacks. She refused
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