Rosa Parks refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man indirectly led to some of the most significant civil rights legislation of American history. She sought to play down her role in the civil rights struggle but for her peaceful and dignified campaigning she became one of the most well respected figures in the civil rights movements.

9 Things Women Couldn't Do In 1913 -- And 3 Things They Still Can't

Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.

The Mississippi Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson, Miss in 1961. These are the faces of the Civil Rights Movement that are rarely spoken of.  It wasn't just black folks who marched, but Jewish and white american who also spoke out and fought for civil rights. Some went to jail and some died. Lest we all forget the price that was paid for all of us.

The Mississippi Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson, Miss in These are the faces of the Civil Rights Movement that are rarely spoken of. It wasn't just black folks who marched, but Jewish and white american who also spoke out and fought for civil ri

Students create a trifold brochure about a Civil Rights Movement hero using these meaningful lesson plans. Texts and lesson sessions for Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, & Jackie Robinson. 4th-6th grade

Students create a trifold brochure about a Civil Rights Movement hero using these meaningful lesson plans. Texts and lesson sessions for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rosa Parks sacrificed her freedom for others. She did this by refusing to give up her seat to a white person, which sent her to jail.

Following Auction Of Her Belongings, Rosa Parks’ Collection Heading To Library Of Congress

Diane Nash - A leader & strategist of the student wing of the Civil Rights Movement, Diane Nash was a member of the Freedom Riders. She also helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & the Selma Voting Rights Committee campaign, which helped blacks in the South to vote & have political power. A bright, focused, utterly fearless woman, with an unerring instinct for the correct tactical move at each increment of the crisis; a leader, with flawless instincts.

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Diane Nash - A leader & strategist of the student wing of the Civil Rights Movement, Diane Nash was a member of the Freedom Riders. She also helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & the Selma Voting Rights Committee campaign, wh

Ultimate Grace (My Icon) :: A Civil Rights Figure's Long Road — To Carnegie Hall : NPR

A Civil Rights Figure's Long Road — To Carnegie Hall

Myrlie Evers-Williams leads her three children — Reena (from left), Van and Darrell — at the family piano, circa

Rosa Parks, 1913-2005

On October 2005 Rosa Parks passed away at age Parks is known as "The First Lady of Civil Rights" and "The Mother of the Freedom Movement"

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/268492446/we-out-harriet-tubman-black-history

Harriet Tubman, "We Out" Tribute Tee Black History Month, Civil Rights Movement, Black Lives Matter, Equal Rights

Take a Stand....what a great writing (and social studies) activity!

Take a Stand.what a great writing (and social studies) activity! Connects to Opinion Writing and picking a side of an issue. Do around MLK and talk about Martin Luther Kind Jr. taking a stand

”The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” -Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (1913-2005) was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of”The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” -Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks  (1913-2005) was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement, whom the United States Congress called “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement.” On December 1, 1955, in…

”The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” -Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (1913-2005) was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of”The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” -Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (1913-2005) was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement, whom the United States Congress called “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement.” On December 1, 1955, in…

Revolutionary war guess who - good student activity for students to learn who is who in the war

A Crafty Teacher: Guess Who! American History - Could Replace with Shapes This would be fun for long distance family members too!

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