- Name: Rosa Parks
- Born: 02/04/1913
- Died: 10/24/2005 (92 years old)
- Occupation: Civil rights activist
- Known for: Montgomery bus boycott
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913– October 24, 2005) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. The United States Congress has called her “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement”.
Birth Name: Rosa Louise McCauley
Alias: Rosa Louise McCauley
Birth Place: Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.
Death Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Rosa Parks quotes :
As far back as I can remember, I knew there was something wrong with our way of life when people could be mistreated because of the color of their skin.Rosa Parks
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.Rosa Parks
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.Rosa Parks
Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.Rosa Parks
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear knowing what must be done does away with fear.Rosa Parks