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On December 1, 1955, an african-american named Rosa Parks refused too give up her seat on a bus to a white man. As a result, she was arrest and fined. The event sparked a yearlong boycott of Montgomery Alabama, buses by her many supporter. One of Rosa's bigest supporters was a young minister named Martin Luther King Jr.. Many consider those bus ride to be the birth of the civil rights movement?

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On December 1, 1955, an African-American named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. As a result, she was arrested and fined. The event sparked a yearlong boycott of Montgomery, Alabama, buses by her many supporters. One of Rosa's biggest supporters was a young minister named Martin Luther King Jr. Many consider that bus ride to be the birth of the civil rights movement.

 

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