Includes bibliographical references (page 60) and index.
Introduction: Willing participant -- Aware of inequality -- Tired of giving in -- A unified front -- Keep on keeping on -- Chronology -- Glossary -- Further information -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.
"Rosa Parks was a seamstress whose refusal to obey an unjust law lit the fuse that sparked the civilrights movement. Her arrest for failing to give up her seat on a bus started the Montgomery bus boycott, which launched Martin Luther King Jr. to prominence. Her lawsuit following her arrest tested the constitutionality of segregation laws, which were later overturned"-- Publisher.