Come here often? Make your homepage » close

Get instant access to Download the XFINITY® One Click Google extension» close


Your XFINITY Connect session has timed out due to inactivity. Click here to go back close

Landmark Moments in Civil Rights History

9 of 23

1955: Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was thrown in jail for refusing to move to the back of a Montgomery, Alabama, public bus. The African-American community staged a major public transportation boycott, prompting the Federal Interstate Commerce Commission to ban segregation on interstate trains and buses. (AP Photo/Montgomery County Sheriff's office)

The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Ad Info - Ad Feedback