Sometimes a hero is not a general who leads his troops into battle, or a surgeon who performs an impossible operation, sometimes it is just an ordinary woman who refuses to give up her seat in a bus.
Today 66 years ago Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat in the colored section, to a white passenger, after the white section was filled.
Lets never forget heroes like Rosa Parks.
By refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus in 1955, black seamstress Rosa Parks (1913—2005) helped initiate the civil rights movement in the United States. The leaders of the local black community organized a bus boycott that began the day Parks was convicted of violating the segregation laws. Led by a young Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The boycott lasted more than a year, during which…
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