Tuesday, October 25, 2005

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.



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