Wednesday, October 26, 2005


Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks Riding the Bus
Rosa Parks sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal on the city bus system on December 21st, 1956. Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955 for refusing to give up her seat in the front of a bus in Montgomery set off a successful boycott of the city busses. Image: © Bettmann/CORBIS

Date Photographed: December 21, 1956

One voice, one action that forever changed our nation. Rest in peace Rosa Parks.

Thanks for the Memorial to Rosa. She has been an inspiration throughout her life. I cannot imagine how scared she must have been as a young woman. Scared, but brave at the same time.

Rest in Peace Dear Rosa.
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