Rosa Parks

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Penguin,
Pub. Date:
2005.
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English
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A portrait of the African-American woman who is immortalized for refusing to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger examines who Rosa Parks was before, during, and after her historic act and how her action contributed to the end of the Jim Crow laws. 27,500 first printing.
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