Rosa Parks Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, Education, Story, Facts & More


 

Rosa Parks Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, Education, Story, Facts & More

 

 

Who is Rosa Parks?

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. The United States Congress has honored her as "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"

Short Biography

Birth Name: Rosa Louise McCauley

Birth date: February 4, 1913

Birth place: Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.

Died: October 24, 2005 (aged 92)

Death place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Resting place: Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Nationality: American

Parents: James McCauley, Leona McCauley

Spouse: Raymond Parks (m. 1932; died 1977)

Education: Montgomery Industrial School for Girls

                    Highlander Folk School

Known for: Montgomery bus boycott

Movement: Civil Rights Movement

Occupation: Civil rights activist

 

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