Rosa Parks' Detroit Home Comes Alive in
Deadline DetroitRosa Parks' Detroit Home Comes Alive in April Exhibit in Berlin ...Deadline DetroitLast summer, Berlin artist Ryan Mendoza quietly desconstructed a three-bedroom home at 2672 S. Deacon St. in Southwest Detroit where civil rights icon Rosa ...and more »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 5:54 pm
Author sets record straight in 'Rebellious
The Commercial AppealAuthor sets record straight in 'Rebellious Mrs. Rosa Parks'The Commercial AppealRosa Parks, the radical militant? We tend to think of the civil-rights pioneer as a quiet seamstress, but Parks was actually a tough activist who battled racial discrimination her entire life. Jeanne Theoharis illustrates this side of Parks in her book ...
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 8:03 am
Sally McManus is not Rosa Parks - The
The AustralianSally McManus is not Rosa ParksThe AustralianBut Sally McManus is not Rosa Parks. She is the leader of one of the nation's key institutions, an organisation with huge political power and industrial might. Consider the reaction if a corporate leader declared that there was “no problem” with ...and more »
Posted on 15 March 2017 | 5:09 pm
Faith & Values: Rosa Parks and the
Richmond.comFaith & Values: Rosa Parks and the lessons of history | Faith and ...Richmond.comThis is an undated file photo of Rosa Parks riding on the Montgomery Area Transit System bus. Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus on Dec.and more »
Posted on 11 March 2017 | 7:27 pm
The Legacy of Rosa Parks (At the Library
Syracuse.comThe Legacy of Rosa Parks (At the Library Booklist)Syracuse.comBy Carolyn Davis, Senior Page at Central Library. In honor of Black History and Women's History Month, let us remember the life and achievements of Rosa Parks. Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama as Rosa Louise McCauley to parents Leona and James, ...
Posted on 28 February 2017 | 9:31 am
'Women on 20s' to Ask President
The candidates are Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Wilma Mankiller. "In the past 48 hours since the final round started, we’ve had 60,000 people cast votes already," the group's executive director, Susan Ades Stone.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 8:38 am
Final four: The new face of the $20 bill?
A group pushing to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill has narrowed it down to four candidates: Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 5:51 am
Rosa Parks on the $20 bill?
A women's rights group hopes an online vote can help civil rights icon Rosa Parks join the ranks of Washington, Lincoln, and Franklin.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 2:36 pm
Rosa Parks: The New Face Of U.S. $20 Bill?
Could we soon see Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks on the United States $20 bill?
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 3:21 am
Campaign Wants to Close Gender Gap on
Rosa Parks. Eleanor Roosevelt. Shirley Chisholm. These are just some of the 15 candidates put forward by " Women on 20s ," a grassroots campaign seeking to have a notable woman grace the $20 bill. But just how likely is it that the ongoing viral campaign would impact the face of U.S. currency? According to analysts, the question isn't if, but when, the change will happen. Founders Barbara Ortiz ...
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 8:30 pm
Detroit police: Woman fatally stabbed on
The bus was heading west bound on W. Grand Blvd. near Rosa Parks about 3:40 p.m. when an argument between the two women got physical, WXYZ reports. Police say the suspect took off, and they’re continuing to look for her this evening. “As the victim was ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:03 pm
Pro-Life Leaders Demand Removal of
For her image to stand alongside the likes of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, he said, “is an insult.” Bozell called Sanger an “unequivocal racist,” who attended Ku Klux Klan rallies. Bozell said the pro-abortion movement has become “so ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:53 pm
Woman dead after stabbing aboard DDOT bus;
Police say one woman accidentally bumped another woman as the bus was heading westbound on West Grand Boulevard, near Rosa Parks, around 4 p.m. Wednesday. “As the victim was exiting the bus, another argument ensued”, said Sgt. The latest: WXYZ’s ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:29 pm
Woman Fatally Stabbed After Bumping Another
The incident on a Detroit Department of Transportation bus occurred near Rosa Parks and West Grand Boulevard. The suspect is described as a black female with a dark complexion who stands about 5 feet, 9 inches and weighs about 130 pounds, Detroit police ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:48 am
Police: Woman in her 60s stabbed to death on
The incident happened around 3:45 p.m., just as a Detroit Department of Transportation bus was letting off passengers near Rosa Parks and West Grand River, said Capt. Mick Kyriacou with Detroit Police. As one woman moved to get off, she bumped into ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:55 am
Rosa Parks statue unveiled at Capitol
The nation's most powerful politicians honored Rosa Parks on Wednesday by unveiling her statue in a permanent place in the U.S. Capitol. President Barack Obama praised Parks as an enduring reminder of what true leadership requires, "no matter how
Posted on 27 February 2013 | 12:48 am
Obama: Parks statue dedication a 'powerful
President Barack Obama says the dedication in the Capitol of a statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will be a "powerful moment."
Posted on 21 February 2013 | 1:12 pm
Postal Service honors Rosa Parks with new
Hundreds of people, including some of Michigan's political elite, gathered Monday to celebrate the late Rosa Parks on what would have been her 100th birthday by unveiling a postage stamp in her honor steps from the Alabama bus on which she stared down
Posted on 4 February 2013 | 6:47 am
Detroit judge: I'll keep Rosa Parks case
A judge accused of misconduct in a dispute over the estate of Rosa Parks says he won't step aside from the case.
Posted on 21 June 2012 | 9:10 am
National Cathedral to install statue of Rosa
Washington National Cathedral is preparing to dedicate a new carving of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks in a section of the church devoted to human rights.
Posted on 8 May 2012 | 2:00 am