Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 1 December, Rosa Parks refused to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL. Bus segregation ordinance declared unconstitutional by a federal court following boycott and NAACP protest.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 October 2008
[, accessed 28 September 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s