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The Rosa Parks Story (2002)

A seamstress recalls events leading to her act of peaceful defiance that prompted the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Johnnie Carr
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Dexter King ...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (as Dexter Scott King)
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James F. Blake
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Young Rosa (as Charde' Manzy)
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Leona Edwards McCauley
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Sylvester Edwards - Rosa's Grandfather
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Older Boycott Man
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1931 Store Manager
Timothy Parham ...
Elijah Banks
Gwen Waymon ...
Jo Ann Robinson
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A seamstress recalls events leading to her act of peaceful defiance that prompted the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.

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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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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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great civil rights film
21 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The choir in the movie sounded very good. They should get credit for all the hard work that they put into the soundtrack of the film. They traveled for hours just to make it to the set. they set and waited for long hours, voices drained, and they still managed to sound incredible. they were talked about and criticized, but they overcame all the negative comments and still did their thing. they should at least appear on the credits. they stayed up all night on a school night just to record the soundtrack. that's dedication. the central high school show choir from Tuscaloosa, Alabama should get recognition for their incredible work and their outstanding voices. Mrs. Jocqualine Richardson, the director, does a wonderful job with these young kids.


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