The Life Of Rosa Parks Rosa Parks was born February 4,1913 and lived in Tuskegee Alabama. When Rosa Parks was a young girl her mom and dad had seperated and Rosa’s mom had moved them to her parent’s house. African Americans including Rosa Parks were forced to attend a school that had only one room.
The Refusal That Started It All When Rosa Parks was older she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. When she did that ,that started a boycott in other cities. Her refusal helped launched efforts to end segregation of public facilties nation wide.
Info On The Boycott Montgomery Alabama has a city code where all public transportation is required to be segregated. The bus drivers must carry out that code and they have the power to act as a policeman if need be.