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Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says the film Waiting For "Superman" reminds him of a " Rosa Parks moment." "When the country looked at Rosa Parks and looked in her eyes and saw her tremendous dignity and saw her humanity, the country was
was from Montgomery, Alabama. They both were close to Rosa Parks and had been involved in the civil rights movement. In fact, his wife's father had been Rosa Parks ' attorney during the Montgomery bus boycott. So this
do well. Some of our most transformative leaders have been shy or introverted: Abraham Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks . All of them were more focused on their causes than on their egos. In fact, many of the most spectacularly creative
is the aggressiveness of the feminine warrior that is a part of every woman's heart—on fire with the justice of Rosa Parks ; armed with the truth of divine love, like Joan of Arc; and capable of sourcing wisdom from the deepest well of her
oftentimes didn't make the history books, but who constantly insisted on their dignity, their share of the American dream."—President Obama on his experience sitting on the Rosa Parks bus. Check out this great photo as well. ( AFP )
let things were dragged from their bedroom in the middle of the night arrested and jailed. But the loving ones like Rosa Parks Martin king junior in so many brave Americans whose names now. Two distinct in fact they took their case all the way
years old. She refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus nine months before the more famous action by Rosa Parks . Farrar/Melanie Kroupa, 2009. ISBN: 9780374313227 Crossing Stones By Helen Frost This historical novel, written
each of the women honored: Dr. Maya Angelou, Coretta Scott King, Diahann Carroll, Toni Morrison, Nikki Giovanni, Rosa Parks , Katherine Dunham and other legends of the brightest magnitude. With heartfelt eloquence, Pearl Cleage (herself a