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Rosa Parks House Will Be Displayed

PROVIDENCE — The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after she fled the South will be displayed in Rhode Island for at least a month after all because several groups have provided money. 451 more words


Ida B. Wells: The Foul-Mouthed "Princess of the Press" who spoke out against the South's horrific lynchings

Something I’ve noticed reading story after story about women throughout history is that so many accounts base the women they feature off of the actions of another woman. 1,431 more words


Board Book Review: Story of Rosa Parks

The Story of Rosa Parks by Patricia A. Pingry, illustrated by Steven Walker.
WorthyKids/Ideals, Nashville, Tennessee, 2007.
Board book biography, 26 pages.

This deceptively simple biography of Rosa Parks covers all the major events in her life in a manner appropriate for even the youngest children. 477 more words


More Museums in Mississippi

We visited two more museums that I found interesting, The University of Mississippi Museum in Oxford and the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum in Holly Springs. 240 more words

In Other Words (April A~Z Challenge)

The other day I mentioned how when I say “Good Morning” to my dogs, what they hear is something more like “Roll over: show me your belly, and I will give you one hundred belly rubs.” They are so sure of it, that if I attempt to stop after only a dozen – or even fifty – belly rubs, they protest. 474 more words


Dogs (the April A~Z Challenge)

On Friday, the 30th of March, weather reports predicted a big storm coming our way. High winds and cold temperatures were expected. Plus maybe several inches of wet, heavy snow. 356 more words


04/04/1968: Martin Luther King

On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King was assassinated.  Robert Kennedy had flown to Indianapolis for a planned inner-city rally promoting his presidential campaign, and was informed upon landing about King’s assassination.  682 more words

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