A Brief Biography of Rosa Parks

618 Words Feb 2nd, 2018 3 Pages
She stood up for rights of black people. If it wasn't for Rosa we wouldn't be able to go to the same school with some of the friends we have today. She never stopped on what she believed in. She was one of the people who started the bus boycott in Alabama. In this biography you will learn about Rosa’s childhood, adulthood, and greatest accomplishments. Lets learn about Rosa and what lead her to standing up for herself and others in a big way.
Rosa Parks was born February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Rosa had a younger brother, Sylvester. Rosa’s family moved town to town when she was a baby. Rosa’s family moved in with her mother’s mom and dad, when she was little. Rosa’s father didn’t want to stay in Pine Level, Alabama with her grandparents, so he left for good when Rosa was just 2 years old! Rosa was taught to read by her mother at a young age. Once Rosa was old enough to go to school, she went to a one room school in Pine Level. The school didn’t have many school supplies. Rosa lived 8 miles from school, she could not take the bus, so she walked, 8 miles to, 8 miles back. Once or twice , Rosa stood up to white boys who were teasing her or her brother. Rosa was very brave as a child. As you can see, Rosa had tough times when she was a child. Now, lets go to the future and see what Rosa’s adulthood is like!

Rosa, in her later years, refused to drink water from the water fountains that were for blacks, only. She would rather go…

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