On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus because she deserved to be treated equally.
Her decision ignited the boycott that led to a federal court ruling against segregation in public transportation. She took a stand by taking a seat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q49vjFN6Fsw https://www.youtube.com/wa…
Rosa Parks 66 Anniversary of Quiet Courage
Rosa Parks was arrested that day for violating a city law requiring racial segregation of public buses. On the city buses of Montgomery, Alabama, the front 10 seats were permanently reserved for white passengers. The diagram shows that Mrs. Parks was seated in the first row behind those 10 seats. archives.gov https://search.archives.gov/search?query=rosa+parks&submit=&utf8=&affil…
USA TODAY - Woman of steel: Rosa Parks memorial to be unveiled Wednesday at her museum
It will be officially revealed Wednesday during Rosa Parks Day, and kicks off a week of Montgomery Bus Boycott events
MATA reserves bus seats to honor Rosa Parks’ legacyMATA will reserve the first passenger seat on every MATA vehicle on Dec. 1 to honor the “mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” according to a release from the company.