62 Years Ago, a Bus Driver Had Rosa Parks Arrested. It Wasn’t Their First Encounter.

(via Mental Floss)  On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks made her historic civil rights stand by refusing to give up her seat on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Had she noticed who was behind the wheel, she probably wouldn’t have gotten on in the first place—the day Parks protested wasn’t her first encounter with bus driver James Blake.


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