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Rosa Parks Gets Fingerprinted

Source: Underwood Archives / Getty

In February during Work with Karen its Black HER-Story Month where we are celebrating Black History month with #SheFacts of female trailblazers.

Why We Love Her: Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks was a diligent women filled of brilliance that knew a simple “No” would go a long way. She knew by stating “NO” she would inflict a change in the law and in society that would become such a historic moment.

Stats: Born Rosa Louise McCauley in Tuskegee, Alabama February 4, 1913. Died October 24, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan.  Attended  Alabama State Teachers College. Then joined the NAACP.

Ladies First: Refused to give up her seat on the bus, which caused the 1955 bus boycott a pivotal part of the civil rights movement that blazed the trail for equality.

Impact: Rosa Parks saying “NO” is a historical phrase that reveals to generations that you must stand for something or fall for anything.

Happy Black History Month!