Rosa Parks

Following David Dao’s violent removal from a United Airlines plane, many people have rallied around the victim. In a press conference, Dao’s lawyer Thomas Demetrio, insisted, “Dr. Dao, I believe to his great credit, has come to understand that he is the guy, the guy to stand up for all passengers going forward.”  Demetrio added that […]

While on her way to a family function in Sacramento, Toni Young claims a Greyhound driver forced her to give up her seat to another passenger.

  Civil rights activist Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end…

Most people think of Rosa Parks as the first person to refuse to give up their seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. There were actually several women who came before her; one of whom was Claudette Colvin. It was March 2, 1955, when the fifteen-year-old schoolgirl refused to move to the back of the bus, […]

On this day in history, an ordinary woman made a courageous decision that had extraordinary results. 60 years ago, on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks…

Fifty-eight years ago today, Rosa Parks, then 43-years-old, became a lightening rod for the Civil Rights Movement when she was arrested for refusing to give…

Next week, President Barack Obama will honor pioneering civil rights activist Rosa Parks (pictured) in an unveiling ceremony of a statue at the U.S. Capitol…

As we celebrate Black History month, we pay tribute to Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks was a modest seamstress on her way home from work when…