'Utterly moved to be involved': Montgomery-born historian serves as model for Rosa Parks statue
Kimberly Brown Pellum has spent her career studying black women’s history. So, when the Montgomery native and Florida A&M University history professor was approached last summer to serve as a model ...
Shipp: The real story of Rosa Parks vs. Haley’s false narrative about the Confederate flag
I believe I was in college when I first learned of Rosa Parks. The story, as I recall, was that on Dec. 1, 1955, a meek middle-aged woman was just too tired after a day of work to relinquish her seat ...
'Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words' Reveals The Real Person Behind The Icon
Rosa Parks is best remembered as the African American woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man. It was 1955 in the segregated South and the start of the Montgomery bus boycott.
Rosa Parks exhibit at Library of Congress shows she was no accidental activist
Our series A More Perfect Union aims to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment, we take a look at a new exhibit about someone who embodied that ...
'Human, vulnerable and perfect': New Rosa Parks exhibit shines light on civil rights legend
WASHINGTON — You may think you know Rosa Parks. But a new exhibit aims to educate further about the late activist and civil rights icon. "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words," an exhibition that opened at ...
‘Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words’ shows a raw and sometimes uncertain civil rights giant
She told him she hated him, and all white people for what they had done to blacks. The teenager who escaped the clutches of “Mr. Charlie” — a negative term for a white man — would later be known by ...