The Struggles of Rosa Parks Essay

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The Struggles of Rosa Parks

Many struggle throughout life to overcome burdening chaos. Rosa Parks was one of these many people. Rosa Parks overcame inequality by not letting racial judgment control what she did or how she thought, fighting for her rights, and living to tell and share her hardships for others to learn from.
When Parks was a young girl she picked upon many things. One of which were the actions of her grandfather. Rosa Park’s grandfather had very fair skin tone and was often mistaken for being white, although he strongly disliked white men since he was born a slave and had worked on plantations. So, her grandfather would use his fair skin to his advantage, and would call white men by their first name and would reach
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All of the whites designated seats had been filled when the bus driver old Rosa Parks to get out of her seat, and Rosa declined his request. Then the bus driver told Rosa that he was going to have her arrested and Rosa Parks simply did not care (Fradin 21). This proves that Rosa Parks did not let racial judgment control her. Rosa Parks did not let the bus driver push her around just because she was black; although the bus driver did threaten her and have her arrested she did not show weakness or care just like her grandfather.
After Rosa Parks was arrested and taken to jail because of the bus incident it was the last straw for many of the blacks in Montgomery, Alabama. This included the Women’s Political Council (Fradin 23). One of the council members from this organization bailed Rosa Parks out of jail and that was the birth of the idea of a bus boycott was formed. It all happened when a group of African-American leaders gathered together and began coming up with ideas on how to protest against the rules and segregation on the city busses. They first came up

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