However, in a woman named Rosa Parks took a stand, or more correctly took a seat, on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama Rosa Parks born and raised in Alabama was sitting alone on a Montgomery city bus Rosa Parks worked on cases and she saw the odds that was against her people tremendously, and she used this to gain some publicity.
She refused to give up her sit to a white passenger on the bus. Organized mostly by African Americans, this movement sought to give rights to people of color since around this time, they were treated as lower class citizens who were segregated from Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on the Montgomery, Alabama bus was the fire to that spark.
Those experiences shape who we are as an individual and what we believe. Parks 91st birthday was celebrated at the Charles H.
Nixon's homes were destroyed by bombings.