Posts tagged "Rosa Parks"

News

7 Rap Lyrics That Honor Rosa Parks

The moment Rosa Parks refused to have a seat in the back of the bus will long be remembered as a pillar of bravery i…

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’12 Years a Slave’ to be Added to Public High School Curriculums [Photos]

  Cinema is just one art form that can be used to not only entertain, but to educate, so we're especially excited…

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President Obama Unveils Rosa Parks Statue at Capitol Hill

On Wednesday (Feb. 27), President Barrack Obama and other congressional leaders unveiled a full length statue at Capitol Hill making Rosa Parks the first black…

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Black History Month: 23 Civil Rights Activists Honored On U.S. Stamps

Ever since e-mail and Instagram replaced handwritten letters and postcards, your visits to the post office have probably become even less frequent than your dentist…

Movies & TV

Birthplace Homes of Legendary Black Figures To Be Restored On Reality TV Show

If you think that you cannot make a reality TV show out of anything, then surely you should read this piece and be pleasantly surprised.

National

Never Forget: Rosa Parks Immortalized On U.S. Stamp [Video]

Back in 1998, OutKast gave Rosa Parks a major hip-hop tribute by naming Aquemini's lead single after the civil rights icon. This week, the woma…

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Rosa Parks to Become First African American Woman With Statue on Capitol Hill

Black history is off to a good start in 2013 (see: Obama’s second inauguration on MLK Day). Not to be outdone by the boys, Rosa…

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Rosa Parks to Become First African American Woman With Statue on Capitol Hill

Black history is off to a good start in 2013 (see: Obama's second inauguration on MLK Day). Not to be outdone by the…