Doing The Right Thing

Submitted by ub on Wed, 12/01/2021 - 08:52

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.…

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.…