Archives For Rosa Parks


[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0807050474″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”107″ alt=”Jeanne Theoharis – Rosa Parks“]Today is the 100th Anniversary of the birth of civil rights activist Rosa Parks…

Read an excerpt from the brand new biography:

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Jeanne Theoharis

Hardback: Beacon Press, 2013.
Buy now: [ [easyazon-link asin=”0807050474″ locale=”us”]Amazon[/easyazon-link] ]  [ [easyazon-link asin=”B008ED69XC” locale=”us”]Kindle[/easyazon-link] ]

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Here are a few new book releases from last week and this week that are worth checking out:

[easyazon-block align=”center” asin=”1605290742″ locale=”us”] Read an interview with the author

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Rosa by Rita Dove [Poem]

February 4, 2012


Rosa ParksFebruary 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):

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