Posts tagged "rosa parks"

GOP Tweets That Racism Has Ended, Twitter Hashtag Says Otherwise

Hey guys, great news. According to a tweet posted to the GOP's official Twitter account -- acknowledging the 58th anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to move to the back of the bus in Birmingham, Alabama -- racism has ended. I'm not sure when it happened, but it must have been recently. I was in Pennsylvania…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2013

Rosa Parks Getting A Statue On Capitol Hill

Rosa Parks will be the first African-American woman to have a statue on the Capitol, which will be dedicated to the civil rights activist on February 27th. [Clutch Magazine] Jumping off of President Obama's promise in last night's State Of The Union address to raise the minimum wage to $9, here's why women need a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 13, 2013