Two women sitting down

Caesar had legions, Truman a bomb, But Rosa had only a seat -- and aplomb. Rosa, Rosa Sat on a bus. Hardly the type To raise a fuss. Demure as they come In Montgomery town, She flipflopped the planet, By just sitting down. Alabama insisted in a civil rights meeting That a vacant aisle separate each race's seating. Eleanor, Eleanor, She should sit where? Perched on that aisle On a folding chair. Bull Connor said, ``Sit In your lawful place.'' So she took her seat In the human race. Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Women whose names still give off sparks, Sitting there quiet In their ladylike way, They changed the face of the USA.

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