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An Act of Courage: Arrest Record of Rosa Parks

December 1 is Rosa Parks Day, a day to celebrate the courage and commitment of Rosa Parks to the civil rights movement. This site includes her two-page arrest record, for quietly refusing to move to the back of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, on Dec. 1, 1955. There is also an illustration of where she dared to sit, a place reserved for white people. Read the background of the reason for her arrest, and see how her actions set off a boycott and social revolution that soon spread across the South.

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