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The Rosa Parks Story (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  24 February 2002 (USA)
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The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice.

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Tonea Stewart ...
Johnnie Carr
Von Coulter ...
Dexter King ...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (as Dexter Scott King)
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James F. Blake
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Chardé Manzy ...
Young Rosa (as Charde' Manzy)
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Leona Edwards McCauley
Charles Black ...
Sylvester Edwards - Rosa's Grandfather
Nick LaTour ...
Older Boycott Man
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1931 Store Manager
Timothy Parham ...
Elijah Banks
Gwen Waymon ...
Jo Ann Robinson
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The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice.

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America, 1955. Her act of courage changed the world. But how it changed her life has never been told... until now.

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Ride to Freedom: The Rosa Parks Story  »

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In her mugshots Rosa's number is shown as 7439 whereas archives show it to have been 7053. See more »

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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks: Why do you always push us around?
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Featured in The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2002) See more »

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The best movie I've seen this year!
24 February 2002 | by (Fort Worth, Tx) – See all my reviews

I just got through watching this movie, and I must say that I was quite surprised. Angela Bassett was wonderful as MRS Parks, and so was Cicely Tyson, who played her mother. If you don't do anything else for Black History Month, please watch this movie, it's well worth it!


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