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Rosa Parks Day

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Rosa Parks Day is an American holiday in honor of the civil rights leader Rosa Parks. [1]

32 relations: African Americans, Alabama, Boycott, Browder v. Gayle, California, Civil disobedience, Civil rights movement, Harriet Tubman Day, Harvey Milk Day, Highlander Research and Education Center, International Women's Day, James F. Blake, Jay Nixon, Malcolm X Day, Martin Luther King Jr., Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Missouri, Montgomery bus boycott, Montgomery, Alabama, NAACP, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Nonviolence, Ohio, Oregon, Public holidays in the United States, Racial segregation, Ralph Abernathy, Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, Sewing, Susan B. Anthony Day, Women's Equality Day.

African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Boycott

A boycott is an act of voluntary and intentional abstention from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for moral, social, political, or environmental reasons.

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Browder v. Gayle

Browder v. Gayle, 142 F. Supp.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Civil disobedience

Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal of a citizen to obey certain laws, demands, orders or commands of a government or occupying international power.

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Civil rights movement

The civil rights movement (also known as the African-American civil rights movement, American civil rights movement and other terms) was a decades-long movement with the goal of securing legal rights for African Americans that other Americans already held.

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Harriet Tubman Day

Harriet Tubman Day is an American holiday in honor of the anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman, observed on March 10 in the whole country, and in the U.S. state of New York.

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Harvey Milk Day

Harvey Milk Day is organized by the Harvey Milk Foundation and celebrated each year on May 22 in memory of Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist assassinated in 1978.

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Highlander Research and Education Center

The Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly known as the Highlander Folk School, is a social justice leadership training school and cultural center in New Market, Tennessee.

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year.

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James F. Blake

James F. Blake (April 14, 1912 – March 21, 2002) was the bus driver who Rosa Parks defied in 1955, prompting the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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Jay Nixon

Jeremiah Wilson "Jay" Nixon (born February 13, 1956) is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 55th Governor of Missouri from 2009 to 2017 as a member of the Democratic Party.

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Malcolm X Day

Malcolm X Day is an American holiday in honor of the civil rights leader Malcolm X which is celebrated either on May 19 (Malcolm's birthday), or the third Sunday of May.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Montgomery bus boycott

The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County.

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NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.

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National Girls and Women in Sports Day

The National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) is an annual day of observance held during the first week of February to acknowledge the accomplishments of female athletes, recognize the influence of sports participation for women and girls, and honor the progress and continuing struggle for equality for women in sports.

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Nonviolence

Nonviolence is the personal practice of being harmless to self and others under every condition.

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Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Public holidays in the United States

The schedule of public holidays in the United States is largely influenced by the schedule of federal holidays, but is controlled by private sector employers who employ 62% of the total U.S. population with paid time off.

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Racial segregation

Racial segregation is the separation of people into racial or other ethnic groups in daily life.

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Ralph Abernathy

Ralph David Abernathy Sr. (March 11, 1926 – April 17, 1990) was an American civil rights activist and Christian minister.

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Recy Taylor

Recy Taylor (née Corbitt; December 31, 1919 – December 28, 2017) was an African-American woman from Abbeville in Henry County, Alabama, US.

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Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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Sewing

Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread.

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Susan B. Anthony Day

Susan B. Anthony Day is a commemorative holiday to celebrate the birth of Susan B. Anthony and women's suffrage in the United States.

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Women's Equality Day

Nancy Pelosi, Anna Eshoo, Barbara Lee and Jackie Speier on the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, when women won the right to vote. Women's Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks_Day

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