St. Louis, Missouri
Walked onto the bus and found a seat.
She got off the bus and went to the back door to enter the bus from the rear.
She changed her mind and decided to walk home.
She stood because there were no more seats.
The "neutral" section, where blacks or whites could sit.
The "white" section, where only whites could sit.
The "black" section, where only blacks would sit.
She moved to the black section.
She let the man out of the seat next to her and then sat back down.
She got off and walked the rest of the way home.
Walking to the bus
Putting white people first and tired of seperate and not equal treatment.
Having to stand all day on the bus.
She was moved to the back of the bus by the driver.
She was told to get off the bus and so she did.
She was arrested.
Her attorney came and took her home.
Nothing. She felt Rosa deserved the arrest.
She called the police and then paid the bail money.
She gathered her friends and they baked cookies to sell for Rosa's bail.
She had women meet her at the college and make posters to boycott riding the bus.
Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Supreme Court ruled that segregation of buses was legal.
Rosa Parks died.
The Supreme Court ruled that segregation of buses was illegal.
The bus boycott began.