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PHOTO of the DAY: 63 Years Ago Today Rosa Parks Refused to Get Off the Bus, Fred Gray her Attorney Set to Speak on Anniversary
December 1, 2018
Rosa Parks sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal on the city bus system on December 21st, ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: “No Room For Mediocre”
November 15, 2018
Madeleine Albright said, “There is plenty of room in the world for mediocre men, but there is no room for mediocre women.” History will show 2018 as the year of the woman. Whether we look at what came from the #MeToo Movement or the results from the midterm elections where a record number of women around the country were voted to various positions.  People have fallen in love with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and when she fell and broke several ribs, we were even willing to give up our own to help her heal.  We have examples all around us every day of women who are anything but mediocre. Even when we fall, we get right back up.   ... read more »
Rosa Parks’ letter about ’57 bombing bought by targeted pair
August 9, 2018
A letter written by civil rights activist Rosa Parks describing the 1957 bombing of her neighbors' home has been purchased at auction by the couple who were targeted in the attack. ... read more »
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Rosa Parks House Has Buyers, Working Out Details
August 2, 2018
The house was included in an auction by Guernsey's in New York as part of a larger sale of African American cultural and historic items. It was listed with a minimum bid of $1 million, with a presale estimate of $1 million to $3 million. ... read more »
Rosa Parks Family House Set For Auction Next Week
July 26, 2018
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.  ... read more »
MLK tackled many issues in his lifetime. Where are we now?
April 5, 2018
Fifty years after his assassination, some of these barriers have fallen _ but others remain. ... read more »
‘Behind the Movement’: Rosa Parks Film Sheds Light on Her Legacy of Activism
February 8, 2018
Thankfully, we can call upon the new TV One film “Behind the Movement” to broaden our understanding of Parks’ world-renowned impact. ... read more »
Reel Talk (Movie and Television Briefs): 11.2.17 – 11.8.17
November 2, 2017
Jill Scott gets Adventurous as Superhero Lady Eve in CW’s 'Black Lightning' ... read more / view gallery »
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First black chief pilot at a major airline retires
June 15, 2017
Freeman made his last flight as a Southwest Airlines captain on Thursday, a few days before turning 65, the federal retirement age for airline pilots. ... read more »
4-Time Emmy Winner Dr. Eric Chambers Gets Candid with Passion Project, ‘Dining With The Ancestors’
May 18, 2017
An ordained pastor and now author of coffee table book, “Dining With The Ancestors: When Heroes Come To Dinner,” Chambers proves it is never too late to reinvent your personal life or profession. ... read more »
Artist moves civil rights icon Rosa Parks’ home to Germany
April 14, 2017
The unlikely location is the result of the financial crisis of 2008 and Detroit's dramatic decline. ... read more »
Remembering How Rosa Parks Changed History
December 22, 2016
Rosa Parks took a seat on a bus and rode into history ... read more »
If Women Channel Their Inner Rosa Parks, Trump Will Lose by a Landslide
October 5, 2016
It’s time to end the free ride that Trump has gotten and to stop his public assault on women ... read more »
The Rosa Parks Collection is Now Online
March 3, 2016
The Rosa Parks Collection at the Library of Congress has been digitized and is now online at ... . The collection, which contains approximately 7,500 manuscripts and 2,500 photographs, ... read more »
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