FlowerBR73 On October 24, 2005, Parks quietly died in her apartment in Detroit, Michigan at the age of 92. She had been diagnosed the previous year with progressive dementia.
FlowerBR73 -. Although widely honored in later years, she also suffered for her act; she was fired from her job, and received death threats for years afterwards
FlowerBR73 Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 and was born in Tuskegee, AL
FlowerBR73 In the 1970s, Parks organized for the freedom of political prisoners in the United States, particularly cases involving issues of self-defense.
FlowerBR73 Parks often focused on socio-economic issues including welfare, education, job discrimination, and affordable housing
FlowerBR73 After a long day's work at a Montgomery department store, where she worked as a seamstress, Parks boarded the Cleveland Avenue bus for home.
FlowerBR73 In 1932 Rosa married a barber, Raymond Parks
FlowerBR73 Rosa went on to Alabama State Teachers College's High School.
FlowerBR73 At her husband's urging, she finished her high school studies in 1933