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Rosa Parks Accomplishments

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks

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Republican Party Tweet About Racism Goes Horribly Wrong

Remind your kids of the courage and accomplishments of women like Rosa Parks when studying American history.

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President Barack Obama at the unveiling of civil rights activist Rosa Parks statue in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 27 | The Obama Diary

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Rosa Parks biography and accomplishments - 10 black women who’ve changed history: famous black women

Ms. Rosa Parks - I didn't actually meet her, but attended the public viewing of her body at her memorial. I stood in line for hours to get the opportunity to whisper to her that I would see her again one day in heaven.

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Black entrepreneur and abolitionist Mary Ellen Pleasant was born in 1812. She helped to spread the Underground Railroad to California during the Gold Rush and is known as the Mother of Civil Rights in California. She worked to desegregate public transit nearly a century before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat, winning lawsuits against street car companies in San Francisco for not allowing black passengers.

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Budelli island's Spiaggia Rosa or Pink Beach, located in Sardinia's (Italy) magical National Park of La Maddalena Archipelago, where crystal seas bathe wind-sculpted granite islets in otherworldly colours. http://www.touristeye.com/Best-Islands-to-discover-the-Mediterranean-Sea-g-155152

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Until the killing of black men, black mother's sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother's son, we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.

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