Learn about one of the activists in the movement of nonviolent struggle known as the Civil Rights movement in the USA. Her most famous action was on a bus. 7 more words
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More than meets the eye
Rosa Parks is well known for her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. So well known, in fact, that she was given the nickname “The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.” She is remembered as the African American woman who refused to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama when she was told to do so, which resulted in her arrest. 327 more words
I thought that some of you might enjoy this article I found on ProCon.org, entitled 50 Famous Vegetarians. And by vegetarian – for those of you who may not be sure of what this means exactly, they are referring to people who refrain from eating animals and sometimes other animal products, very often for moral, religious, or health reasons. 131 more words
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Word that women have to wait to get on the $20 bill is not going over well.
Advocates who have been working to put a woman’s face on America’s paper money were fighting mad over reports that a female figure won’t grace the front of any U.S. 472 more words
Black History: Special Delivery!!
Mahala Ashley Dickerson (1912—2007) made history, becoming the first African American female attorney to be admitted to the Alaska and Alabama bar associations. 508 more words