Updated: 1/29/2021

Storyboard Text

  • Rosa was raised in her grandparents house in Pine Level in Montgomery County in Alabama
  • By the time she was six, she was old enough to realize that they were actually not free. The KKK was riding through the black community, burning churches, beating up people, killing people. She lived on a gravel highway and the Klansmen rode on that highway.
  • Rosa met Raymond Parks when a mutual friend introduced them, They eventually got married.
  • By the time she was put off the bus, she was a member of the NAACP which is a civil rights organization in the United States.
  • there were more violent acts towards black people in the late 1940's after WW11 ended.
  • Thursday, December 8, Dr. King and attorney appeared in the story.