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Rosa Parks

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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement".

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Rosa Parks with Hillary Clinton in 1999
Rosa Parks with Hillary Clinton in 1999
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      News Source: Los Angeles Times | 6 days ago
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      News Source: National Public Radio | 7 days ago
    Takeways From The Pay Equity Debate April 11, 2014 5:06 PM ET Carolyn Kaster / AP This was the week that included Equal Pay Day, the point on the 2014 calendar to which the average woman worker must work in order to match the average man's 2013 pay.
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      News Source: Los Angeles Times | 8 days ago
    One of the major draws of this year's Coachella and the whole of the upcoming festival season is the return of the Atlanta hip-hop team Outkast. To a certain generation, the Grammy-winning, platinum-selling duo's hits, including "Ms. Jackson," "Hey

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  • A first Look at the Rosa Parks Collection | DatzhottDatzhott

      Blog Source: | 3 days ago
    The Rosa Parks Archive includes documents, photos and awards given to the seamstress known for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Ala., on Dec. 1, 1955. Parks died in 2005 and a legal fight between her ...
  • Rosa Parks - Literary Correctness

      Blog Source: | 3 days ago
    It's well known that Rosa Parks is a spectacular woman who inspired a movement. Therefore, her story should be told. Easy enough, right? But when you throw children into the mix, explaining Rosa Parks, dignity, segregation, the Civil Rights .
  • “Walking in Pride and Dignity”: Why Danielle McGuire's “New ...

      Blog Source: | 3 days ago
    Over the course of this semester, I have been reading the monograph, At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance–a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power, written by ...

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