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Middle-Grade Readers Captivated by the 'Yuck' Factor

If you think Manhattan is dirty now, consider what it was like in 1854. That was the year Elizabeth Jennings, the Rosa Parks of New York, had her fateful encounter on a segregated streetcar, as I wrote in my book… 236 more words

Amy Hill Hearth

Home Where Rosa Parks Once Lived To Be Auctioned Off

The home where civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks once lived has been on a global journey. After being shipped from Detroit to Berlin to undergo reconstruction, the house has been brought back to America and is slated to be auctioned off, … 302 more words

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Home Where Rosa Parks Once Lived To Be Auctioned Off

The home where civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks once lived has been on a global journey. After being shipped from Detroit to Berlin to undergo reconstruction, the house has been brought back to America and is slated to be auctioned off, … 302 more words

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House where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South to be offered at auction

DETROIT, Mich. — In 1957, two years after her famous refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, Rosa Parks fled to Detroit to escape death threats. 498 more words

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Rosa Parks Family Home to Be Offered at Auction this Summer

PROVIDENCE (AP) — The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South will be offered at auction after being turned into a work of art and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean twice. 491 more words

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Do you know what real racism is?

This article was first published on Newsvine on Dec 1, 2010.

Today’s Doodle made me write this article! A lot of people either confuse racism or conveniently like to use it when they can because they can! 273 more words

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Dorothy Cotton, Civil Rights Pioneer And MLK Colleague, Dies

ATLANTA (AP) — Dorothy Cotton, a civil rights pioneer who worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference reported. 263 more words

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