Title Profile & Character Information

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Annotation
Presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks as the quiet seamstress who with a single act birthed the modern civil rights movement, Theoharis provides a revealing window into Parks' politics and years of activism.

GenreNonFiction
History
Political
Sociology
Biography
TopicsCivil rights activists
Boycotts
Bus travel
Civil rights movements
African American women
Race relations
Politics
American history
SettingMontgomery, Alabama
Detroit, Michigan