Civil Rights


United States
40° 13' 32.5848" N, 76° 55' 47.046" W

A black woman, Rosa Parks,
Refused the white man's way.
To the police, the driver narks,
to jail she went, and got bail anyway.
The Montgomery Boycott sparks.
Boycotting the buses, day-by-day,
Beginning of the end of segregation, it marks.
Through this, they found a way to say,
no more surrendering, no longer in the dark.
A women Activist, in her day? Brave and inspiring, I daresay.
Rosa leaving, on a new journey, she embarks.
Speeches, teaching Civil Rights, writing for a better future someday.
A start, check marks,
leading to the equality we know today.

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