- On January 15, 1955, she was arrested because she did not give up her seat on the bus for a white passenger.
- At 19, she married Raymond Parks, a frisör, and worked at NAACP.
- Rosa worked as a secretary at NAACP and part-time as a seamstress.
- On December 5, 1955, the bus boycott began with Martin Luther King Jr. as the leader.
- The bus boycott led to the lifting of segregation in buses and trains.
- Due to threats, Rosa and her husband moved to Detroit.
- She died on October 24, 2005.
Julia Butterfly Hill
- She is an environmental activist.
- From December 14, 1997, she lived on a tree named Luna for 738 days.
- She demonstrated against deforestation.
- In 1999, an agreement was reached with the company that wanted to cut down the trees in the forest.
- They collected $50,000, which went to the tree company and saved 12,000 m² of trees.
- In 1999, she founded the Circle of Life Foundation.
- She wrote a book about her 738 days on the tree.