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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 an actress, known for Touched by an Angel (1994), Of Civil Wrongs & Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story (2000) and A Place of Rage (1991). She was married to Raymond Parks. She died on October 24, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. See full bio »

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Touched by an Angel Rosa Parks
A Place of Rage Herself
To Tell the Truth Herself - Contestant


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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rosa Lee Parks


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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You must not be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. See more »


Pictured on a USA nondenominated ('forever') commemorative stamp, issued 4 February 2013, the 100th anniversary of her birth. Price on day of issue was 46¢. See more »


The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

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