Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

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Storyboard Description

The woman named Rosa Parks spark the legality of segregation.

Storyboard Text

  • On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a 42-year-old African American woman who worked as a seamstress, boarded this Montgomery City bus to go home from work.
  • Rosa Parks waiting for her bus.
  • On this bus on that day, Rosa Parks initiated a new era in the American quest for freedom and equality.
  • She sat near the middle of the bus.
  • When a white man entered the bus and was angry because Rosa Parks is sitting on the white side of the bus not on the black where she belong.
  • Hey! Why are you sitting here on my side of the bus?!
  • I don't care! All i care was that we all have equal rights. Paper nor Law cannot erase that!
  • She was arrested and convicted of violating the laws of segregation, known as “Jim Crow laws.” Mrs. Parks appealed her conviction and thus formally challenged the legality of segregation.
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