Rosa Parks

ebook Celebrity Biographies · Biographies of Famous People

By Matt Green

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Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913. After her Parent's divorce her mother moved Rosa and her Siblings to Pine Level, Alabama, where Rosa's maternal grandparents resided.As a child, Rosa was exposed to the realities of segregation. She walked to school daily because the elementary bus system prohibited black students from riding.Rosa later attended the Alabama state teachers college high school. However, due to both her grandmother and mothers illnesses, she was forced to drop out.Rosa became active in the civil rights movement along with her husband. She served as a youth leader for the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP, and she worked as a secretary to E.D Nixon, president of the NAACP through 1957.For more interesting facts you must read the biography.Grab your biography book now!
Rosa Parks