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BIRTH CENTENARY OF ROSA PARKS !

February 4th 2013 23:05
ROSA PARKS.
ROSA PARKS AND THE BUS : A MILESTONE IN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN USA !




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'' PEOPLE THINK I WAS TIRED SO I COULDN'T LEAVE MY SEAT IN THE BUS. NO, I WAS NOT TIRED PHYSICALLY, I WAS TIRED OF GIVING IN . . . . . . .! ''

Rosa Parks.

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TODAY MARKS THE BIRTH CENTENARY OF ROSA PARKS,The Iconic Woman Whose Refusal To Give Her Seat For A White Passanger In A Montgomery Bus, Revolutionized The Civil Rights Movement In The United States And Ultimately Helped To End The Racial Segregation !

Rosa Louise Parks Was Born This Day On February 4, 1913 In Tuskegee,Alabama,USA.

To Mark Her Centennial Commemoration,The US' POSTAL SERVICES Has Issued A Stamp Which Carries A 1950's Image Of Rosa Parks And Is Titled, ROSA PARKS FOREVER !
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ROSA PARKS STAMP.
ROSA PARKS FOREVER !


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Born As Rosa Louise McCavely,Miss Parks Had A Rather Simple Childhood That Was Partly Empty Because Her Parents Parted Ways And Rosa Was Brought Up By Her Mother Who Had Come To Live With Her Mother's House In Pine Lavel, Albama.
Rosa Had Her Elementary Schooling At Local School Notorious For Its Devilish Practise Of Segregation Thereby Black Pupils Had To Suffer A Lot.Rosa Parks, Like Countless Other Black Children Had To Walk To Reach The School As Buses Were Meant For White Pupils.Also,The Old Buildings Were Meant For The Blacks And The White Were Priviledged To Sit In New Rooms.
These Examples Of Injustices n Inequalities Had Deeply Left A Scar Like Impression On Young Rosa,But,Those Were Not The Appropriate Moments To Raise Voices !

Rosa Had To Abandon Her Studies Without A High School Degree And Had To Look After Her Ailing Mom n Grandmother !

At 19, Rosa Met n Married An Activist,RAYMOND PARKS and She Became An Active Member,Just Like Her Husband,Of The 'National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People' (NAACP).
Rosa Worked As A Seamstress In A Department Store In Montgomery And Had To Travel By The City Bus Service That Used To Observe Draconian Segregation Code.

On One Such Occasion,ROSA PARKS DIDN'T GIVE HER SEAT AS WAS ASKED FOR MAKING SPACE FOR THE WHITE COMMUTERS. . .and, She Was Arrested And Charged With The Violation Of The Law And Was Tried !
ROSA PARKS.


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The Arrest n Trial Of Rosa Parks Provided Sort Of A Rallying Point To All African Americans Living In Montgomery,Alabama And There Came A Montgomery Bus Bycott That Lasted For A Record 381 Days And America Was Never Been The Same!
The City Bus Service Incurred Heavy Losses And The Legal Procedure Continued By The Black People That Ultimately Got Through When The US' SUPREME COURT Had Struck Down The Segregation Laws(commonly known as JIM CROW LAWS).

Rosa Parks,Since Then,Became A Beacon Of Freedom, Equality n Justice, Not Only Inside The States,Rather The World Over!

She Was Honored With The Highest American Award, 'Presidential Medal Of Freedom' and The 'Congressional Gold Medal' , The Highest Award Conferred By The US' CONGRESS.

Rosa Parks Died On October 24, 2005, At The Age Of 92 In Her Home In Detroit,Michigan,USA!

A HAPPY HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY TO ROSA PARKS !

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