25th November 2019

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What education did Rosa Parks have?

Highlander Folk School
Montgomery Industrial School for Girls
Alabama State Teachers College for Negroes

What did Rosa Parks do for society?

Called "the mother of the civil rights movement," Rosa Parks invigorated the struggle for racial equality when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama. Parks' arrest on December 1, 1955 launched the Montgomery Bus Boycott by 17,000 black citizens.

Who put up money to bail Rosa Parks out of jail?

24 hours after her arrest, Rosa Parks was bailed out of jail by Edgar Nixon, president of the NAACP and her friend, and long time employer, Clifford Durr.
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