Rosa Park And The Civil Rights Moment Essay

1160 Words Mar 20th, 2016 null Page
.” Rosa Park is one of the well-known name back in 1950’s. She was born on February 4th, 1913 in the state of Alabama (Tuskegee) .Her vision, inspiration and motivation served as a role model for others. Rosa Park was a type of leader who not only stood for her right, but also for the other Negros who were constantly being avoided and mistreated. The reason I chose Rosa Park as my topic is that she was a leader, who didn’t stand only for a specific area or limited people, but she stood for the whole race of black people. Her services for the civil rights moment are still incomparable.
A few decades back, black people weren’t allowed to enjoy the rights which white people were given. For example, colored people were not allowed to sit in the front seats of bus. Even for the seating, white people were given priority to sit down while colored people were to stand. It was a similar day when ‘Rosa Parks’ was travelling on a bus and she sat on a front seat. It has been mentioned in history that Rosa Parks was forced to leave the front seat and stand up as it was a right of white men, however she refused to leave the seat. However in an interview with Rosa, she said that, she wasn’t even sitting at the front. In fact she was seated on the last seat. However she was still forced to leave the seat and the place was instead offered to a white person. The incident forced Rosa to think about the civil rights and led to the raise of Rosa from a common person to one of the prominent…

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