Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005)
Rosa Parks died today aged 92. In 1955 she was arrested in Mongomery, in the state of Alabama for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. This simple act was a catalyst for the civil rights movement in the USA. I heard a clip on the radio when she was interviewd a few years after the evnet and she said;
..I had to find out what rights I had as a human being.