10 myths about Rosa: Sixty years ago, on December Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus and was arrested. Her courageous action galvanized a yearlong community boycott and helped usher in a new chapter of the Black freedom struggle.
Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
As the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the first and only elected female head of state in Africa. She served as Liberia's Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from until she left the country during its coup d'etat in