Rosa Parks She didn't ask For a special treat, All she wanted Was a seat.
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Rosa Parks: ~ On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat in the colored section to a white passenger, after the white section was filled.
Civil Rights Legend, Mrs. Rosa Parks
Martin Luther King, Jr with his father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, March 22, 1963. Photo by Richard Avedon.
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This wasn't the first time the seamstress had chosen not to give in. Parks had been an active member of the local NAACP chapter since 1943 and had marched on behalf of the Scottsboro boys, who were arrested in Alabama in 1931 for raping two white women. But it was her simple act of refusal, a move which landed Parks in prison, that set in motion the Montgomery bus boycott
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Dorothea Lange Straight fotografie/Oologfotografie Spreekt me aan: intens, verdrietig, indringend, wekt medelijden op, schokkend, liefde, angst.