Today's Labor Quote: Rosa Parks
The housekeeper, seamstress and civil rights activist refused to go to the back of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama on December 1, 1955, fueling the growing civil rights movement's campaign to win desegregation and end the deep South's "Jim Crow" laws. Parks later said she had decided:
"I would have to know for once and for all what rights I had as a human being and a citizen."
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