Black History Month: Quote of the Day
“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”
“I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free…so other people would also be free.”
Rosa Parks is one of the most well known civil rights activists. On December 1, 1955, she took a seat on the bus to go home after a long day of work like she would any other day. A white man got on the bus and when there were no seats left, Parks refused to give up her seat, but she was fighting for so much more than just a seat. After this day she started the Montgomery Bus Boycott, ruling segregated public buses unconstitutional. She fought for what she believed in and because of her courageous actions, a completely new tone had been set for the civil rights movement.