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Rosa Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order to give up her seat in the colored section to a white passenger. Her act of Montgomery bus boycott became the important symbol of the Civil Rights Movement. Rosa Parks is perceived as an international icon of resistance to racial segregation.
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