Rosa Parks - Quotes

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Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.

Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.

I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free.

I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free.

Each person must live their life as a model for others.

Each person must live their life as a model for others.

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.

I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen. ---->>>

Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.

Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.

It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working. ---->>>

At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in.

At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in.

Why do you all push us around? ---->>>

Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.

Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.

All I was doing was trying to get home from work. ---->>>

My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-04, 1913
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, US
Die: 10-24, 2005
Occupation: Activist
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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 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 Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F (wikipedia)