Rosa Parks, 1913-2005

It is with sadness that we morn the passing of Civil Right activist and pioneer, Rosa Parks. Parks is often known as the “mother of civil rights movement” garnered national attention in 1955, when she refused to give up her seat at the front of a bus to a white man. For interviews with Ms. Parks, visit this NPR site or visit this article from Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people on Ms. Parks. The library has several items in our collection available for check out on Ms. Parks.

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