I Was Tired

04 Feb


Today is the National Day of Courage to commemorate the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks. Also in observence of her birthday, the U.S. Postal Service will issue a forever stamp bearing her image.

Despite some debate as to whether she was the first to refuse to relinquish her bus seat to a white passenger, Parks was definitely the catalyst for the bus boycott that energized the civil rights movement.

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Posted by on February 4, 2013 in Civil Rights, History, Politics, women


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