Rosa Parks - the unforgettable civil rights icon

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement"

  • Parks, Rosa: How I fought for civil rights

    "The Mother of the Modern-day Civil Rights Movement," describes her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and helps students understand the importance of every individual citizen in a democracy. Read through her story and then express how you would feel if you were in her situation. Grades 7-8. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks

    Two articles and four links on Rosa Parks. The TIME article and "Academy of Achievement". Links to CNN, teacher.scholastic, and Gale - Free Resources. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks Biographies

    Academy of Achievement. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks: Remembering this civil rights pioneer

    Her biography in text and videos. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks on Enchanted Learning

    A well-structured short text and a cloze-test activity. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks: Civil rights icon dies

    Lesson plan on Breaking News English with listening and reading activities. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks' Bus

    Read the story behind the bus and have a look at the chronology of the bus boycott. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks in the National Women's Hall of Fame

    "I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people," said Rosa Parks. Detailansicht

  • Rosa Parks on

    Beside the biography the site offers 7 videos, 10 speeches, 3 photo galleries and a black history timeline. Detailansicht


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