Rosa McCauly, or Rosa Parks, was born on
Febuary 4,1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. She lived on a
farm with her mother, brother, and grandparents.
In 1932 Rosa McCauly married Raymond Parks and became Rosa Parks.
In 1943 Rosa joined the Alabama NAACP and becomes secretary of the Montgomery branch.
In 1955 Rosa refused to give up her seat on a bus, and the Montgomery bus boycott begins.
In 1956 the U.S. Surpreme Court rules that segregation on Montgomery buses is illegal.
In 1957 Rosa and her family move to Detroit, Michigan.
In 1988 Rosa appeared at the Democratic National convention in Atlanta, Georiga.