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Rosa Parks (1913–2005)

Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA as Rosa Louise McCauley. She was married to Raymond Parks. She died on October 24, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2001 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Rosa Parks (2001) ... Herself
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Herself
- Black Like Monica (1999) ... Herself
 1993 1993 Essence Awards (TV Movie)
Herself - Honoree
 1991 A Place of Rage (Documentary)
Herself
 1989 21st NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
Herself
 1987 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Presenter
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 2013 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 4 February 2013 (2013) ... Herself
 2007 Numbers from a Montgomery Jail (Documentary short)
Herself
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video)
Herself (segment "Man in the Mirror")
 2002 Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks (Documentary short)
Herself
 2002 The Rosa Parks Story (TV Movie)
Herself (uncredited)
 2001 We Shall Not Be Moved (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1997 The Speeches of Malcolm X (Video documentary)
Herself - Leads March Into Montgomery Beside Abernathy
 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Awakenings: 1954-1956 (1987) ... Herself
 1986 In Remembrance of Martin (Documentary)
Herself (rides bus) (uncredited)

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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rosa Lee Parks

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I understand I am a symbol, but I have never gotten used to being a public person.

Trivia:

The African-American boycott of Montgomery buses that followed Parks' arrest lasted for more than a year, forcing company officials to rescind their separatist seating policies. Parks' fine for not surrendering her bus seat to a white man: $14.00. See more »

Nickname:

The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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OMG! SHE DIED! HPfanaubs
I KNOW thats she has passed but????????? youngdynasty
I can't believe she only got 6 seconds matini_martini_5
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