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CNNThe Google Rosa Parks LogoSearch Engine LandGoogle is remembering the historic day when Rosa Parks refused to listen to the bus driven when she was told to give up her seat for a white passenger. ...Legacy of Rosa Parks, 55 years laterallvoicesRosa Parks sparks Civil Rights MovementPoliticoRosa Parks' legacy enduresCNN InternationalPopular FidelityÂ -Black Web 2.0Â -Beatweek Magazineall 107 news articlesÂ Â»
Today in History for December 1stCitrus DailyRosa Parks is arrested in Montgomery, Alabama; Former communist official Sergei Kirov is assassinated in Leningrad; Beatlemania arrives in America; ...and moreÂ Â»
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Today in HistoryWashington Post1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Ala., city bus. ...Today in History: Dec. 1Richmond Times Dispatchall 331 news articlesÂ Â»
My Fox BostonCity Councilor Chuck Turner compares himself to Rosa Parks, Says he's ready to ...My Fox BostonBOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - City Councilor Chuck Turner is comparing himself to legendary civil rights activist Rosa Parks and saying if he is ...and moreÂ Â»
A Week in History: Army-Navy, Rosa Parks, and the L.A. TimesU.S. News & World Report1, 1955 Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man, sparking the bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala. Dec. ...and moreÂ Â»
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comGRAM tree-lighting ceremony opens Rosa Parks Circle Ice Skating RinkThe Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comGRAM Christmas Tree in Grand Rapids The GRAM Tree Lighting Ceremony officially opens a new season of skating at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids. ...
Modesto BeeTransit system to honor rights icon Rosa ParksModesto BeeRoseville Transit will honor a civil rights icon Wednesday by participating in the National Transit Tribute to Rosa Parks Day, reserving a front bus seat in ...Montgomery's 'crown jewel'Montgomery Advertiserall 14 news articlesÂ Â»
No Detroit plan for Rosa Parks statue; DC effort stallsThe Detroit NewsDetroit â Grand Rapids has a statue honoring Rosa Parks. So do Dallas and Eugene, Ore. But efforts to build a monument for the civil rights icon in the ...and moreÂ Â»
Some vital historical factsThe Freeport NewsDr. Martin Luther King Jr. was thrust onto the national stage when this 42 year old seamstress, Rosa Parks, from Montgomery, Alabama was arrested for ...and moreÂ Â»
MLive.comThinking dirty thoughts about the condition of Detroit's Rosa Parks Transit CenterMLive.com"To have Rosa Parks' name on it and not keep it clean is despicable," Brown said Tuesday. "It opened a little more than a year ago with great fanfare, ...A year later, Detroit transit center filthyThe Detroit NewsOfficials: New transit center in Detroit is filthy9&10 Newsall 7 news articlesÂ Â»
Students make a differenceRoyal Oak Daily TribuneHe had T-shirts made for the occasion with pictures of historic figures from Jesus and Mother Teresa to Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. ...and moreÂ Â»
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comBlues on the Mall returns to Rosa Parks Circle with scintillating summer lineupThe Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comAs in past years, the concerts -- which draw thousands to Rosa Parks Circle downtown -- will begin at 6:30 pm on Wednesdays. Here's the schedule:Walkers, riders elevate awarenessWOOD-TVall 2 news articlesÂ Â»
News and CommentLaconia CitizenShe was not the household name that Martin Luther King or Rosa Parks were, but she was a force. President Barack Obama called the longtime president of the ...and moreÂ Â»
National Post (blog)Not so safe haven after allPlattsburgh Press RepublicanShe was known as Canada's Rosa Parks, but if time lines count for something, it's Rosa Parks who should be known as the ...Some 'crimes' deserve forgivenessNational Postall 8 news articlesÂ Â»
Former teacher gets 3 years for sexual acts with studentSan Diego Union TribuneFeistel taught at Rosa Parks Elementary School in City Heights. She was tried last year on 17 charges related to child molestation. In December, jurors said ...Accused teacher sentenced to three years in prisonKFMBTeacher who pleaded guilty to statutory rape to be sentencedSDNNEx-teacher gets three years for rape of studentSan Diego Union Tribuneall 12 news articlesÂ Â»
Irish TimesDorothy Height Dies at 98Democracy NowIn 2005, Dorothy Height spoke at the public memorial for the civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks. Dorothy Height: âI think it's up to all of us to know that ...Dorothy Height dies: major civil rights leaderSan Francisco ChronicleDorothy Height, Civil Rights Activist, Dies at Age 98L.A. Watts Times (subscription)all 158 news articlesÂ Â»
Knowledge Is Power: Learning From Rosa Parks To Change The PresentConducive ChronicleIn an essay that he wrote, The Real Rosa Parks, Loeb discusses the diligent efforts of Rosa Parks and her allies before she decided not to forfeit her seat ...Journey of a CitizenBuzzFlash (blog)The power of one is really the power of manyReal Change Newsall 4 news articlesÂ Â»
Dan Henderson: Rosa Parks or David Caruso?MMAmania.com (blog)Former UFC and PRIDE star Dan Henderson spoke to the LA Times recently about the financial ...and moreÂ Â»
Apology a dream for sister of 'Canada's Rosa Parks'CTV.caThe sister of the Nova Scotia woman referred to as Canada's Rosa Parks says she's delighted that her sister has finally received an apology and a free ...'Canada's Rosa Parks,' Viola Desmond, posthumously pardonedNational PostCanadian civil rights icon granted apology, pardonAFPProvince to apologize, offer pardon for the late Viola DesmondCape Breton PostTimes and TranscriptÂ -The Amherst Daily NewsÂ -TheChronicleHerald.caall 289 news articlesÂ Â»
Rev. James Coffee dies in Sebastopol at age 76Santa Rosa Press DemocratMartin Luther King as he rallied against segregation after the arrest of Rosa Parks for refusing to yield her seat to a white person on a Montgomery city ...and moreÂ Â»
Colby Hoffman's Holocaust essayBoston GlobePeople like Nelson Mandela, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Rosa Parks. If it were not for the people in history who stood up for the truth, the world would be a ...and moreÂ Â»
Vehicle bashed on Easter morningMontgomery AdvertiserBurglar bars and a red Craftsman tool box with tools were reported stolen from a home in the 3800 block of Rosa Parks Drive between 2 and 2:14 pm Sunday. ...
News & Observer'Eyes on the Prize' civil rights documentary on DVDDallas Morning News"They just know two names: Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King." Parks and especially King play prominent roles in Eyes, which focuses on the civil rights ...'Eyes on the Prize' comes to DVDLos Angeles TimesEyes on the Prize: Still believin'Minneapolis Star Tribuneall 13 news articlesÂ Â»
Affordable Housing Complex to be Built in Palm SpringsKPSP Local 2Rosa Gardens Apartments will be built at 555 Rosa Parks Road, where an abandoned apartment building once stood. Construction begins April 14th. ...Rosa Gardens will help fill housing needThe Desert SunAffordable housing ground-breaking coming up in Palm SpringsThe Desert Sunall 17 news articlesÂ Â»
'Rosa' author speaks at IUSBSouth Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND â Nikki Giovanni has heard the stories of the defiant stand Rosa Parks made on a Montgomery bus and how that event transformed ...and moreÂ Â»
CBC.caEaster Weekend 2010; brunches, egg hunts and more!The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comCheck out this fun little video I took of organizers stuffing eggs for Friday's big event (5 pm at Rosa Parks Circle.) I also produced a short Weekend Buzz ...Gonzo's Guide: Easter Egg Extravaganza, 'Color Purple' and Go Green!MLive.comall 1,439 news articlesÂ Â»
Akron street named in honor of Rosa ParksAkron Beacon JournalBy Stephanie Warsmith Since Rosa Parks' death in 2005, Ophelia Averitt, president of the Akron chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of ...and moreÂ Â»
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)Male Prostitution's Self-Proclaimed "Rosa Parks" Gives Up Front Row Seat to ...CBS NewsAfter hiring Markus, the Davises cut him off from speaking with reporters after his first two interviews, in which he compared himself with Rosa Parks and ...Nevada's first legal 'prosti-dude' quits for want of clienteleOneindiaLegal gigolo leaves brothel; few customersSeattle TimesFirst Legal Gigolo Quits Brothel, Returns to PornAOL NewsMyFox HoustonÂ -Newserall 373 news articlesÂ Â»
New York Daily NewsThe Oracle: Lt. Dan Choi, Rosa Parks or Hanoi Jane?GLTNewsNowWhile many in the civilian LGBT community are hailing him as a modern day Rosa Parks, many LGBT veterans disagree. Many veterans seem to think Choi is more ...Lt. Dan Choi and activists arrested in front of White HouseChicagoPride.comall 111 news articlesÂ Â»
Teacher pleads guilty to statutory rapeSan Diego Union TribuneAdrienne Feistel, 36 â who used to teach at Rosa Parks Elementary School in City Heights â now faces a possible sentence of up to three years in connection ...Former teacher pleads guilty to statutory rapeKFMBEx-Teacher Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With StudentKGTV, 10News.comall 6 news articlesÂ Â»
Baltimore Sun (blog)Martin Luther King day closures announcedJacksonville Daily ProgressâDr. King's involvement with the civil rights movement began with the arrest of Mrs. Rosa Parks on Dec. 1, 1955,â according to the site. ...Area events commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacyIndianapolis StarHow has Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. increased your life?Tri State DefenderEvents planned to celebrate MLKHollandSentinel.comAir Force LinkÂ -Seacoastonline.comÂ -St. Joseph News-Pressall 853 news articlesÂ Â»
USA TodayFirst Legal Male Prostitute Compares Himself To Rosa ParksHip-Hop WiredThe first legal male prostitute in the country is comparing himself to Rosa Parks saying that he's âstanding upâ for his rights much like the civil rights ...America's First Legal Male Prostitute Likens Himself To Rosa ParksHuffington Post (blog)First legal male prostitute compares himself to Rosa ParksLas Vegas WeeklyNation's First Male Hooker: I'm Just Like Rosa ParksNewserUSA TodayÂ -KLJBall 32 news articlesÂ Â»
Topical Bi-Racial Film Script gets Reading in SacramentoThe Sacramento PressFor the Love of Ivy is a bi-racial love story, told in flashbacks, that begins a few days prior to the arrest of Rosa Parks, on December 1st, 1955. ...
TheBrave Young Woman Who Went Before Rosa ParksNew WestIf she had not done what she did, I am not sure that we would have been able to mount the support for Mrs. Parks. Nine months before Rosa Parks refused to ...Getaway: Southern junctionThe Daily Advertiserall 3 news articlesÂ Â»
...African American constitutional rights. Interviewed recently Colvin said: "I'm not disappointed. Let the people know Rosa Parks was the right person for the boycott. But also let them know that attorneys took four other women to the Supreme Court to challenge...
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Photographing Afghan GirlsNew York Times (blog)There was the German philosopher Immanuel Kant, Lincoln, Einstein and Rosa Parks, civil rights activist. The Hazara share a background of oppression; ...
Mandela Exhibit opens at MuseumMSU State NewsThe exhibit features children's letters to civil rights leaders Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks. They will be displayed through Jan. 3, 2011. ...and moreÂ Â»
Facelift planned for Memphis civil rights museumeTaiwan NewsAP The sign on the public bus from Montgomery, Alabama, invites you to take a seat near the statue of Rosa Parks. ...and moreÂ Â»
Telegraph.co.ukNaked Rambler: 'I'm like Rosa Parks'Grough... who has faced the stiffest opposition to his activities north of the border, compared his campaign to that of US civil rights heroine Rosa Parks, ...British man Stephen Gough given ultimatum: Wear pants or go to jail for lifeNew York Daily News'Naked Rambler' Faces Life in Jail for NudityStyleList (blog)Put on trousers or face life behind bars: Naked rambler given maximum security ...Daily Mailall 48 news articlesÂ Â»
"Unsung Heroes" artist Charly Palmer to be at Rosa Parks Museum on ThursdayMontgomery AdvertiserCritically acclaimed, award-winning artist Charly Palmer's powerful exhibition "Unsung Heroes" is currently on view at the Rosa Parks Museum in downtown ...and moreÂ Â»
...want you to give up that seat!" demanded the white driver, James Blake. "I am not giving it to you," said Rosa Parks, the 42-year old black woman. "Then I will report you to the police," said Blake. "Do what you wish," replied the seamstress resolutely on...
An overflow crowd heard Larry Holmes, keynote speaker at Springfield Technical
Community Collegeâs 5th annual Rosa Parks Day observance on Dec. 1. The
predominantly African-American audience of more than 230 included high school
students and local
Workers World Online
Greensboro, NC -- It's been 54 years since Civil Rights leader Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on an Alabama bus. Greensboro leaders want to share her story with local students.
The Greensboro Transit Authority held its Rosa Parks Bus Tour
WFMY | DigTriad.com
When Spanish-immersion kindergartners at Rosa Parks Elementary ask David Corral for help, they speak English.
Corral, a 25-year-old aspiring teacher from Spain, responds in his native Spanish. And before long, the research shows, everyone is
Published October 17, 2009 11:21 pm - Less than a year away from its opening, the Mankato Area School Board is holding a public hearing on attendance boundaries for Rosa Parks Elementary.
Rosa Parks Elementary to open in fall of 2010
Mankato Free Press
There is a video circulating of an altercation between a black woman and a white man at Senator Claire McCaskill's Tuesday town hall meeting. You can watch it HERE. The woman had apparently been displaying a poster of Rosa Parks (why, no one
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The news only showed the woman being escorted away by the police. What happened was the women walked in with signs, the crowd booed and yelled at the women. The women rolled up their posters and put them down. A photographer/reporter approached the
Show Me Progress OWNS!!!! They print my stuff LOL!! Seriously Bersin is a worker!
Wow I was just going to email this to C+L. This is very very amazing.
That woman was totally within her right to be angry at that racist bastard and try to get her
Crooks and Liars
wow. I love how it takes fifty people to escort poster lady out of there, to cheers from the old whites, but old whitey poster ripper gets taken back for fucking cocktails or something.
I wish that woman had a shiv on her. And I hope God and Rosa were