Make Black History Personal: #4 Visiting History on the Rosa Parks Bus

Rosa Parks made history on December 1, 1955, when she refused to give up her seat in the colored section of a Montgomery, Alabama bus to a White passenger. What most people don’t realize is that Mrs. Parks wasn’t just tired¬†and reluctant to stand up all the way home. No – she was a dedicated civil rights activist, ready and willing to challenge bus segregation when she saw the opportunity to do so. She would later explain her actions thatRead more