On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in the colored section of the city bus in Montgomery, Alabama.
The white section of the bus was full and the bus driver ordered her to give up her seat to a white passenger.
On this day, Rosa Parks was tired of giving in. She was arrested and put in prison.
On this day, December 1, Rosa Parks ignited the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Civil Right Movement.