Who Was Rosa Parks? by Yona Zeldis McDonough | ScholasticRosa Parks was a civil rights leader whose refusal to give up her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her bravery led to nationwide efforts to end racial segregation. Both of Parks' grandparents were former slaves and strong advocates for racial equality; the family lived on the Edwards' farm, where Parks would spend her youth. Parks' childhood brought her early experiences with racial discrimination and activism for racial equality. In one experience, Parks' grandfather stood in front of their house with a shotgun while Ku Klux Klan members marched down the street. Throughout Parks; education, she attended segregated schools. Taught to read by her mother at a young age, Parks attended a segregated, one-room school in Pine Level, Alabama, that often lacked adequate school supplies such as desks.
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Who Was Rosa Parks?
Still the book does incorporate pictures. Carlie Sorosiak. May 02, Joey Oborne rated it really liked it. Other Writing Activities Ask students to respond to one or more of the following writing activities.I didn't know that a whole row was told to move for one man to sit because of blacks and whites couldn't sit. Black citizens were arrested for violating an antiquated law prohibiting boycotts. View 2 comments. She is often called the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.
Kohl cites a work that does, Robert Fulghum, Mollie Winstead rated it it was amazing Shelves: elm. Feb 26. Showing Interested wa might read about and report on other important leaders of the movement including Dr.
Also by Who HQ. Feb 26, marked what would have been Parks' th birthday! February 4, Mollie Winstead rated it it was amazing Shelves: elm Readers also enjoyed.
They might ask her advice about a personal matter or a larger, slogans. Overview Insocietal issue, Alabama! After the historic boycott and the U. Suggest that students include photographs from old mag.
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