According to Ruth Edmonds Hill, "Rosa Parks" African American women have overcome discrimination and have courageously defied and protested against segregated facilities with historical effects. Write a paragraph about it.

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Rosa Parks was one of a number of African American women, including Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman (both abolitionists who lived long before Parks) and others, who fought against discrimination and protested segregation. Parks was a soft-spoken seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, who had served as the secretary of the local NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) chapter, as Ruth Edmonds Hill explains. Parks was tired of the way in which African Americans were treated after World War II; even her own brother, Sylvester, who had fought in the war had to move north to Detroit because he was not allowed to vote in Alabama. Parks refused to give up her seat to a white person in a segregated city bus in Montgomery in 1955, and her bravery sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. During this time, African Americans deliberately stayed off buses for over a year until the US Supreme Court ruled that segregation was illegal on Montgomery city buses and the buses were desegregated. In your paragraph, you should write about the historical consequences of Parks's brave act.

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