Rosa Parks: Seamstress Challenging a Nation

Most historians date the beginning of the modern civil rights movement in the United States to December 1, 1955. That is the day when an unknown seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama refuses to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.

This brave woman, Rosa Parks, is arrested and fined for violating a city ordinance, but her lonely act of defiance begins a movement that ends legal segregation in America.

Today, more than ever, we need our Rosas! We need civil disobedience!

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