February 4 is the birthday
of Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks.
Read Pulitzer-prize winning poet,
Rita Dove’s poem “Rosa”
[ This page also has a recording
of Dove reading the poem ]
On the Bus with
Rosa Parks: Poems
by Rita Dove.
Paperback: Norton, 2000.
Buy now: [ Amazon ]
Video of Rita Dove discussing this book with Charlie Rose
(She reads the poem and talks about it starting at 3:22):