"Back then we didn't have any civil rights it was just a matter of survival, of existing one day to the next. I remember going to sleep as a girl hearing the Klan ride at night and hearing a lynching and being afraid the house would burn down" Rosa Parks confessed once at an interview. Parks was an eminently sage woman. She suffered countless attempts to her dignity and inclination to uphold wrongdoing. However, there
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do the very best I can to look upon life with optimism and hope and looking forward to a better day, but I don't think there is anything such as complete happiness. It pains me that there's still a lot of Klan activity and racism. I think when you say you're happy, you have everything that you need and everything that you want, and nothing more to wish for. I haven't reached that stage yet".