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Saturday, 23 February 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : ROSA PARKS A BLACK GENIUS : NO FEAR, SHE TOOK A STAND !!!!!!
Rosa Parks was born on February 4th 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama, her refusal to surrender her seat to white passenger on a Montgomery Alabama bus sponsored a city wide boycott. The city of Montgomery had no choice but to lift the law requiring segregation on the public buses. Rosa Parks childhood brought her early experiences with racial discrimination and activism for racial equality. After her parents separated, Rosa mother moved the family to Pine Level Alabama o racial to live with her parents. Rosa and Sylvester Edwards both former slaves and strong advocates for racial equality, the family lived on the Edwards farms where Rosa would spend her youth. In one experience, Rosa's grandfather stood in front of there house with a shot gun while the Ku Klux Klan members marched down the street.