More than a half century later, the Montgomery Bus Boycott still resonates as a powerful example of nonviolent resistance.
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks gets a rave New York Times review, and author Jeanne Theoharis appears with another civil rights pioneer on Democracy Now.
Congress and the President honored Rosa Parks with a statue in the Capitol Rotunda, but our leaders missed the truly radical spirit of the lifelong activist.
If books received Valentine's Day cards, some of ours would have armfuls of them.
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This post originally appeared at Huffington Post. Today would have been the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks. To honor the day, we share these Ten Things You Didn't Know About Rosa Parks, compiled by Jeanne Theoharis, author of The Rebellious...
She was more than just a tired woman on a bus. A new book looks at her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement.