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Rosa Parks

Read through the most famous quotes from Rosa Parks

I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.

— Rosa Parks


People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.

— Rosa Parks

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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.

— Rosa Parks

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

— Rosa Parks

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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.

— Rosa Parks

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

— Rosa Parks

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

— Rosa Parks

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

— Rosa Parks

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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.

— Rosa Parks

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

— Rosa Parks

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About Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks Quotes

Did you know about Rosa Parks?

In her autobiography My Story Rosa Parks said:

When Parks refused to give up her seat a police officer arrested her. legislative branch the medal bears the legend "Mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement"
Rosa Parks receives the Detroit-Windsor International Freedom Festival Freedom Award. She paid her fare and sat in an empty seat in the first row of back seats reserved for blacks in the "colored" section.

At the time Parks was secretary of the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP. Gayle lawsuit (Claudette Colvin Aurelia Browder Susie McDonald and Mary Louise Smith) arrested months before Parks. a new minister in town who gained national prominence in the civil rights movement.

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