An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks
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Pupils research accounts on Rosa Parks and look for differences between the modern form and an older report on Parks. They discuss why information about race and nationality are collected on these and other forms.
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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
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