Rosa Parks real name before she was married was Rosa Louise McCaulry. Her birthday was February 4, 1913 and was born in Tuskegee Alabama. Her parents got separated when she was two.
Rosa's grandparents live on a farm named Edwards. Rosa spend most of her at the farm when she was a children. Her grandparents were also former slaves.
One day when she was older she boarded the Cleveland Avenue Bus to her house. Black people had to sit all the way to the back because they weren't allow to sit in the front. But instead of sitting in the back she sat in the front of the bus.
The bus driver stopped the bus and asked for black people to give up their sit so the white people can sit down. He saw Rosa park sitting in the front , so he told her to stand up. Instead she said why do i have to. So the bus driver called the police and got her arrested.
She wanted to prove that black people should have the rights to sit in front. Black people churches got burnt down and black citizens also got arrested. After she was released she still didn't want to give up.
Everyone love her people she was brave to stand up for her rights. She received many metals in her lifetime. She was the 20th most Influential person in the 20th century.