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Rosa Parks: Angry, Not Tired

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

In the popular legend, Rosa Parks is portrayed as a tired middle-aged seamstress who at the spur of the moment decided to resist the Montgomery's segregation law. That popular legend is misleading. Parks' defiance of Montgomery's segregation laws was not an isolated incident.

Obama Sits On Rosa Parks Bus

Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama sat Wednesday for a moment inside the Montgomery, Ala., city bus where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat. The bus is curre...