Quotes by Rosa Parks

About Rosa Parks:

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American Civil Rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". Her birthday, February 4, and the day she was arrested, December 1, have both become Rosa Parks Day, commemorated in both California and Ohio.

Author Bio

  • NameRosa Parks
  • DescriptionAfrican-American civil rights activist
  • AliasesRosa Louise McCauley Parks
  • BornFebruary 4, 1913
  • DiedOctober 24, 2005
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionAutobiographer; Tailor
  • AwardsSpingarn Medal; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; National Women's Hall Of Fame