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Iconic Images of Human Rights Violations (34): Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks’ refusal to obey bus driver James Blake’s order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger, and her subsequent arrest, is one of the most famous events in the history of the American civil rights movement. Read the whole story here.

Rosa Parks bus diagram

Rosa Parks bus diagram

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Rosa Parks' booking photo when being arrested on December 1st, 1955

Rosa Parks' booking photo when being arrested on December 1st, 1955

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rosa parks at the police station

Rosa Parks at the police station

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