Rosa Parks Day

Category: People
Rosa Parks Day in USA in 2022
Image: Diorama of Rosa Parks in Her Bus Seat - National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, Tennessee. by Adam Jones , from Flickr.

About Rosa Parks Day

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Dates of Rosa Parks Day
2023 Feb 4, Dec 1
USAFri, Dec 1Observances Holiday
USASat, Feb 4Observances Holiday
2022 Feb 4, Dec 1
USAThu, Dec 1Observances Holiday
USAFri, Feb 4Observances Holiday
2021 Feb 4, Dec 1
USAWed, Dec 1Observances Holiday
USAThu, Feb 4Observances Holiday
2020 Feb 4, Dec 1
USATue, Dec 1Observances Holiday
USATue, Feb 4Observances Holiday
2019 Feb 4, Dec 1
USASun, Dec 1Observances Holiday
USAMon, Feb 4Observances Holiday
Summary
Rosa Parks day is observed to honor the civil rights in the USA and to pay a tribute to the activist Rosa.

Rosa Parks was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott.

This holiday was created in 2000 by the state legislature of California; it commemorates civil rights leaders on the birthday of Rosa Parks — a Black woman who refused to give up her bus seat for white people in 1955.

The Rosa Parks Memorial was unveiled in Montgomery, Alabama in 2021; the Rosa Parks bus was restored by The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan in 2001 and is now part of the museum's, "With Liberty and Justice for All" exhibit.

Rosa Parks Day should be observed by learning about Rosa Parks and some of her more notable quotes, such as, "I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired. Tired from my work as a seamstress, and tired from the ache in my heart."

In Ohio and Oregon it is celebrated on December 1st, the day Rosa Parks was arrested.

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