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Before She Refused to Give Up Her Seat, Rosa Parks Had a Long History as a Voting Rights Activist

A decade before the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Rosa Parks' career as a civil rights activist started with trying to register to vote.

rosa parks - Time
4:00am PST - February 1st, 2021

Chicago grants Emmett Till's South Side home landmark status

The Chicago home of Emmett Till, the Black teenager whose 1955 lynching galvanized the civil rights movement, has been granted landmark status

rosa parks - Independent
10:10am PST - January 28th, 2021

Emmett Till’s brutal murder changed America. Now his home is a historic landmark. - The Washington Post

  1. Emmett Till’s brutal murder changed America. Now his home is a historic landmark.  The Washington Post
  2. Emmett Till's childhood home is named a Chicago landmark  ABC News
  3. Chicago grants Emmett Till’s South Side home landmark status …

    rosa parks - The Washington Post
    6:36am PST - January 28th, 2021

Emmett Till house in Chicago designated as a city landmark

The home will now be converted into a museum.

rosa parks - CBS News
8:22pm PST - January 27th, 2021

'Equity by way of deliberate remembrance': Emmett Till's home gains landmark status in Chicago

Emmett Till's Chicago home gained landmark status Wednesday, five months after thousands rallied in the capital on the anniversary of his murder.

rosa parks - USA Today
3:00pm PST - January 27th, 2021

Madrid feminist mural: Councillors thwart effort to remove artwork

City councillors step in to protect the artwork, which critics argued had a "political message".

rosa parks - BBC News
4:23am PST - January 27th, 2021

Larry King's Career Highlights: Interviewing Presidents, Kissing Brando, Winning an Emmy

The iconic broadcaster won the Emmys' Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 for his decades of journalism.

rosa parks - Newsweek
5:36am PST - January 23rd, 2021

It’s ‘just a bust’: US embassy in London wades into controversy over Winston Churchill statue in White House

Video plays down removal of bust by pointing out benefits of ‘Special relationship’ between US and UK

rosa parks - Independent
12:02pm PST - January 22nd, 2021

Biden put a striking moon rock in the Oval Office

A curious, dark moon rock has arrived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Among busts of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Eleanor Roosevelt, President Joe Biden chose to display a moon rock in his newly redecorated Oval Office. The lunar chunk is on …

rosa parks - Mashable
8:24am PST - January 22nd, 2021

How Biden has changed the Oval Office so far

Mr. Biden replaced some pieces from the Trump era and added new ones, including a bust of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.

rosa parks - CBS News
4:06am PST - January 22nd, 2021

Joe Biden has overhauled the decorations in the Oval Office. Let's take a look

Along with sweeping policy changes on his first day in office, President Joe Biden also initiated an overhaul of the Oval Office decor. Let's take a look.

rosa parks - ABC News (AU)
8:27pm PST - January 21st, 2021

Cesar Chavez's son happy dad's bust is in Biden Oval Office - The Associated Press

  1. Cesar Chavez's son happy dad's bust is in Biden Oval Office  The Associated Press
  2. Biden begins first full day in Oval Office after historic inauguration  CBS This Morning
  3. Biden removes Trump's Diet Coke button from the Oval Office …

    rosa parks - Associated Press
    3:19pm PST - January 21st, 2021

Biden appears to have removed the button Trump used to order Diet Cokes from the Oval Office desk

Summary List PlacementA button former President Donald Trump used to order Diet Cokes while sitting at the Resolute Desk in the White House has apparently been moved since President Joe Biden took office. Trump first showed off the wooden call box in 2017 int…

rosa parks - Business Insider
12:57pm PST - January 21st, 2021

White House Churchill bust: the history behind the controversial sculpture that Biden removed

Boris Johnson suggested Barack Obama’s removal of statue was ‘snub to Britain’

rosa parks - Independent
11:00am PST - January 21st, 2021

Felipe Marquez, Rioter Who Drove Tesla to D.C., Calls Capitol Mob a 'Rosa Parks' Moment

Felipe Marquez was arrested after the FBI received a tip about videos he posted to Snapchat.

rosa parks - Newsweek
4:29am PST - January 21st, 2021

New president brings a slightly new look to Oval Office

President Joe Biden has given the Oval Office a slight makeover

rosa parks - Independent
7:34pm PST - January 20th, 2021

Biden brings personal touch to Oval Office with ‘towering figures from American history’

A portrait of Benjamin Franklin and busts of Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks, and Eleanor Roosevelt are just some of the changes President Joe Biden has brought to the Oval Office. NBC News’ Geoff Bennett explains what these personal touches signify.

rosa parks - MSNBC
2:39pm PST - January 20th, 2021

The significance of the Bible Joe Biden is using on Inauguration Day

When President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office Wednesday, he'll do so using a Bible with 127 years of family history behind it.

rosa parks - ABC News
8:03am PST - January 20th, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr Day: The books you need to read about the civil rights activist

Honour Martin Luther King Jr Day by reading these books from Amazon, Waterstones and Blackwell’s

rosa parks - Independent
5:04am PST - January 18th, 2021

HBCU graduates continue to write the story of America

Bakari Sellers writes that America has the incoming cadre of leaders, educated and shaped by historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), are positioned as the change agents our nation needs.

rosa parks - CNN
4:59am PST - January 18th, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2021: Who was the civil rights leader and how is the holiday celebrated? (cloned)

The civil rights activist died in 1968

rosa parks - Independent
1:13am PST - January 18th, 2021

Bridging the gulf between dream and reality

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas and his movement have enduring appeal, including in India

rosa parks - The Hindu
10:21am PST - January 17th, 2021

What we can learn from Martin Luther King Jr.'s crisis of faith

Rather than seeing him as a near-mythical icon, learning about King's fears can provide us the necessary inspiration to push through our own doubts and find our own sources of strength, writes Jeff Kelly Lowenstein.

rosa parks - CNN
3:43pm PST - January 15th, 2021

Kamala Harris Wrote To The AKAs And Howard University Graduates On Founders' Day

Happy #FoundersDay, ladies! View Entire Post ›

rosa parks - Buzzfeed
12:20pm PST - January 15th, 2021

Lawmakers introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to hero officer

A group of bipartisan House members introduced legislation on Thursday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to a Eugene Goodman, a Capitol police officer who deterred a mob away from the Senate chamber during last week's deadly riots.

rosa parks - NBC News
12:48pm PST - January 14th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

Stephanie (@ltephani)
7:40pm PST - March 6th, 2021

Rosa Parks and Mariah Carey window shop and discuss Chipotle vs. Moes.

What are the people up to?? (@whats_poppinn_)
7:39pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

Magna Carta ˣ (@CartiCar_)
7:35pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @win_moe_aung: It is better to protest than to accept injustice Rosa Parks #WhatHappeningInMyanmar #MilkTeaAllianceMyanmar #March2Coup

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7:34pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @IslamRizza: "We can never forget Nat Turner, Denmark Vesey, Rosa Parks, Noble Drew Ali, Fred Hampton, Fannie Lou Hamer, Gabriel Prosser…

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7:31pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

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7:31pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

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7:26pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

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7:26pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @JoellasWorld: One thing I’m reminded of is Rosa Parks answering a question where someone asked her what’s one thing she wants people to…

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7:24pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @AnneFrankCenter: On March 2, 1955, a Black bus passenger refused to give up her seat to a white person in Alabama. She was arrested. La…

Chess Logotherapy (@bezergianov)
7:19pm PST - March 6th, 2021

Caucasian Random On Cod - Ahh Were Playing Against Rosa Parks & George Floyd. @BlessWrld_ : Well Just Make Sure We Kill Them.

savo. (@savological)
7:16pm PST - March 6th, 2021

One thing I’m reminded of is Rosa Parks answering a question where someone asked her what’s one thing she wants people to know about the civil rights movement that they prolly don’t, and she said that there really weren’t a lot of ppl out there fighting with them. Smfh

clit-cat bar (@JoellasWorld)
7:16pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

Kitty Bartholomew (@SadiemBean)
7:14pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

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7:11pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

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7:09pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

✨Madam Shareka ✨ (@Sereneami)
7:05pm PST - March 6th, 2021

#WomensHistoryMonth Edna May Griffin (1909 –2000) Known as the "Rosa Parks of Iowa", her 1948 court battle against Katz Drug Store in Des Moines foreshadowed the CRM as a landmark case before the Iowa SC. https://t.co/bLQRJufsnJ https://t.co/91F1IfsUDj

Sauk River Review (@OldSaukRiver)
6:58pm PST - March 6th, 2021

Our high school FCAT essay prompt was who to put on a new dollar bill. While the entire school said some variation of MLK, Obama or Rosa Parks, one kid said Doge. He actually kinda got it right.

Gabe (@gwoyame)
6:56pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @AgnesSolberg: @Charbrevolution @MaltonView You are comparing wearing a face mask to pick up meat at butcher's shop to Rosa Parks? Omg.…

Trix (@MsTrixter)
6:54pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

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6:51pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @EstherF95134988: #Lane_RYS21 #Lane_RYS21 #Lane_RYS21 #Lane_RYS21 #Lane_RYS21 #Lane_RYS21 #Lane_RYS21 #Lane_RYS21 Before Rosa Parks, Cla…

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6:50pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

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6:44pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MusingsHistory: A nigga said Rosa Parks shoulda called an Uber.

Majin Throwems (@LexThrowems)
6:42pm PST - March 6th, 2021
RT @Elladekinshasa: @arisnastymotive

RT @Elladekinshasa: @arisnastymotive "All you bitches Rosa Parks, uh-oh, get your ass up" https://t.co/8fnAJOXuyn

《HeAdPhOnEs》 (@chanatarios)
6:39pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @NoahsZark: @DeanPreston @HamasakiLaw Two people with actual power acting like they are Rosa Parks over here. Way to stand up to the c…

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6:21pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @DragonGirl1919: This tweet got big. Sorry and thanks. I apologize if I can't reply to everyone. There are to many. Also women's histo…

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3:19am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @VP: We stand on the shoulders of those who came before. When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat, she was lifting all of us up. Toda…

Anup Ghorui (@AnupGhorui8)
3:15am PST - March 5th, 2021

A thought for the day: When people made up their minds that they wanted to be free and took action, then there was a change. ~ Rosa Parks

Deb (@Justustalking2)
3:03am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @misteriosoman51: @80_mcswan "The last time Scotland voted Conservative was when Rosa Parks was refusing to give up her seat on a bus"…

Jake Bacon (@JakeBac11188335)
2:33am PST - March 5th, 2021
RT @MeshuggahJr: @VelleyVelle_ The Wheels on the bus went round and round after they took our sister Rosa Parks off https://t.co/SO1CMqY4gW

RT @MeshuggahJr: @VelleyVelle_ The Wheels on the bus went round and round after they took our sister Rosa Parks off https://t.co/SO1CMqY4gW

Honor the Most High (@YadiyahUpk)
2:20am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @IAm_Ntsiki: Join me in Alabama (US) and spend 3 days exploring this state for 1 episode of #In3Days, my new travel show. "The city of…

MrTV_Mmekwa (@MmekwaMrtv)
2:18am PST - March 5th, 2021
Join me in Alabama (US) and spend 3 days exploring this state for 1 episode of #In3Days, my new travel show.

Join me in Alabama (US) and spend 3 days exploring this state for 1 episode of #In3Days, my new travel show. "The city of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church, now a museum, was a protest headquarters in the 1960s. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s church and the Rosa Parks Museum" https://t.co/bY5H23ClJT

Dr Miya (@IAm_Ntsiki)
2:15am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @GrossRear: I've known Nicola since she was 16 when we used to collect our farts in jam-jars on those long Scottish Summer nights Her b…

Milton (@geezabreak123)
2:08am PST - March 5th, 2021

Black Health History: Rosa Parks https://t.co/9ybuW9uAhr via @blackdoctor

ᑎikki ᑭeᖇeᘔ (@5_Star_Ch1ck)
2:06am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @GrossRear: I've known Nicola since she was 16 when we used to collect our farts in jam-jars on those long Scottish Summer nights Her b…

Voltage (@Voltage06935265)
2:06am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @CNN: At 15 years old, Claudette Colvin refused to give up her seat nine months before the now-historic Rosa Parks moment. But like many…

David TW Ho (@fabhairboy)
2:00am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @misteriosoman51: @80_mcswan "The last time Scotland voted Conservative was when Rosa Parks was refusing to give up her seat on a bus"…

sayitasitis (@flubadubadub)
1:59am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @GrossRear: I've known Nicola since she was 16 when we used to collect our farts in jam-jars on those long Scottish Summer nights Her b…

mickey1 (@caromitchell1)
1:58am PST - March 5th, 2021
RT @CoachWelch_: Mrs. Rosa Parks for the Day!!! #BlackHistory #MVSU #RyleeMarie https://t.co/K5Q85UWe4o

RT @CoachWelch_: Mrs. Rosa Parks for the Day!!! #BlackHistory #MVSU #RyleeMarie https://t.co/K5Q85UWe4o

coach roo Weathers (@coach_roo)
1:40am PST - March 5th, 2021

RT @DanielBalogun: @ourwale @AishaYesufu @SavvyRinu Like play like play. It starts with a resistance, then a @NelsonMandela joins the prote…

MICHAEL ONABIYI (@arsenalcele)
1:38am PST - March 5th, 2021