Civil Right Movement Circular Map

Rosa Parks refused to give up her place to awhite person on bus and was arrestedBus strike,Montgomery 1955March toWashington 1963Martin Luther KingMLK put in prisonProtests all over the C...
Parks' act of defiance and the Montgomery bus boycott became important symbols of the movement.
Parks' prominence in the community and her willingness to become a controversial figure inspired the black community to boycott the Montgomery buses for over a year
Shortly after the boycott, she moved to Detroit
Parks wrote her autobiography and continued to insist that the struggle for justice was not over
Rosa Parks died in 2005
King led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott
later became the first president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
he then led an unsuccessful 1962 struggle against segregation in Albany, Georgia
King won the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance
he helped organize the Selma to Montgomery marches