Streams

 

Rosa Parks

The Takeaway

Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Amid celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, Rosa Parks' belongings are trapped in a Harlem warehouse, and important pieces of her legacy have remained hidden from public view.

Comment

The Takeaway

Should We Teach Kids Entrepreneurship? | From Wall Street to the Trailer Park | Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Lethal Clashes Mark Start of Ukraine Peace Talks | Hundreds Remain Lost After South Korea Ferry Crash | Deportations Dropped 43% in Last 5 Years | Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse | From Wall Street to the Trailer Park | Should We Teach Children Entrepreneurship?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Rosa Parks, Activist

Monday, February 04, 2013

On the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks' birth, Jeanne Theoharis, author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, talks about her new biography and its focus on Parks' activism.

Comments [9]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Rosa Parks At 100; Redistricting NYC; Jake Tapper

Monday, February 04, 2013

As the country celebrates civil rights icon Rosa Parks' 100th birthday, Brooklyn College professor Jeanne Theoharis explains why people often get her role in history wrong. Plus: a conversation on how redistricting and changing demographics will affect New York's city council elections; and CNN's Jake Tapper discusses the latest news out of Washington.

The Takeaway

Rosa Parks' Essay on Rape Sheds Light on Her Legacy

Monday, August 01, 2011

Over the weekend, the AP gained access to a six-page essay handwritten by Rosa Parks, recounting details of a white man attacking and attempting to rape his black housekeeper. It’s unclear whether the story is autobiographical or fictional, but it provides a window into the life of Rosa Parks, a legendary human rights activist who spent years bringing the cases of rape and violence against black women to national attention.

Comment

The Takeaway

The History of the Civil Rights Movement and the Women Who Inspired It

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Consider the history of the civil rights movement, but set aside for a moment the well-known stories from men: those of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Emmett Till, Medgar Evers and Andrew Goodman. If we examine the movement through the eyes of the women there at the time, what would the story sound like? 

Comment

WNYC News

Today in History: Rosa Parks Arrested

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Rosa Parks arrested Dec. 1, 1955

Rosa Parks arrested Dec. 1, 1955

The facts: On Dec. 1, 1955, a seamstress got off work at the Montgomery Fair department store and boarded a bus. She took a seat in the fifth row, the 'Colored Section,' and ...

Comment