The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) has named its new training center in honor of Rosa Parks and Tommy Douglas, heroes ATU members regard as two of North America's most courageous leaders. "The Parks/Douglas Center will open its doors to train ... Mass Transit Magazine, 1 day ago
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On the first of December 1955 (the year I was born), a 42-year-old African-American woman, Rosa Parks, made a defiant gesture by refusing to give up her bus seat despite a call by the white bus driver to stand. The residents of Montgomery, Alabama ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago Men and women call on MP Hind Fayez to stay standing Arabic Media Internet Network, 1 week ago
By Ken Armstrong for The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organization that covers the U.S. criminal justice system. For more information --- and a free daily news roundup -- visit TheMarshallProject.org or follow them on Facebook and Twitter . ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago
This week marks the 59th anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. That single, courageous act, of course, did not happen in a vacuum. Long-simmering resentment, coupled with the presence of ...Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago Why Were Not Told the Truth about Rosa Parks | Interview with Wilmer Leon Disinformation, 2 weeks ago 59 years ago, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on bus WCVB.com, 2 weeks ago STILL SUFFERING: What you don't know about this iconic pic NEWS.com.au, 2 weeks ago
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Notable events from our shared experience Rockabilly guitarist and singer Carl Perkins (Blue Suede Shoes) is at Sun Studios in Memphis on Dec. 4, 1956, to record with pianist Jerry Lee Lewis (Great Balls of Fire). When Elvis Presley (at left) and ...AARP Bulletin Today, 2 weeks ago
Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement in commemoration of Rosa Parks on the anniversary of her historic refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama on December 1, 1955: "Fifty-nine years ...Noodls, 2 weeks ago
Head of top private school says we need to teach pupils to be rebels so they will grow up to be Rosa Parks, Emmeline Pankhurst or James Dyson
Nigel Lashbrook from Oakham School ran'rules and rebellion' week Head of £30,000-a-year school says students must break rules and rebel 'We must all prepare students to be able to stand up for what they believe' By Martin Robinson for MailOnline ...Capital Bay, 3 weeks ago
Why Youll Go: Variety. The area known as Pensacola Beach is really a roughly 8-mile section of the Santa Rosa barrier island. Here youll find everything from family-friendly beaches (replete with lifeguards and other amenities), to far more secluded ...Austin American Statesman, 4 days ago Destin and Fort Walton Beach Area Beaches Austin American Statesman, 2 weeks ago
Athletes practice for the moguls competition at the Extreme Park on Rosa Khutor Mountain near Sochi.
Photo: Norwegian snowboarder Torstein Horgmo will miss the slopestyle competition after breaking his collarbone in a training session on Monday. The three-time X-Games champ missed a rail during training and landed on his face and shoulder. Torgmo's ...SI.com, 2 days ago
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