Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Learn about Rosa Parks and her inspiring role in the civil rights movement.

PBS Learning Media

Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat for a white man on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 led to the organization of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The boycott, which lasted more than a year, helped initiate the civil rights movement. Watch this video from PBS Learning Media to learn more about Rosa Parks' pivotal role in the civil rights movement. This video resource is great for parents, teachers, and caregivers and is recommended for ages 6+ years. For more information about this resource or to access the video directly, please click Explore Here!

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