Thursday December 27th 2012

Thought for the Day

“I did not get on the bus to get arrested.
I got on the bus to go home.”

~ Rosa Parks

*Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

Born: February 4, 1913
Died: October 24, 2005

Rosa Parkswas an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called “the first lady of civil rights”, and “the mother of the freedom movement”.On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake’s order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger.

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