President Obama honored what will be the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ birth next week, releasing a proclamation spotlighting the civil rights figure, today. “On December 1, 1955, our Nation was forever transformed when an African-American seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, refused to give up her seat on a city bus to a white passenger,” reads […]
The U.S. Postage stamp featuring the image of Rosa Parks will be unveiled on what would have been her 100th birthday, Feb. 4. Two national unveiling ceremonies will be held in Detroit and Dearbon, Mich.
Thelma McWilliams Glass, the organizer of the historic 13-month Alabama bus boycott which helped to launch the Civil Rights Movement has died, she was 96. Glass who worked as a professor of geography at Alabama State University passed away, Wednesday (July 25). A statement released by the school lauded Glass for her commitment to equal […]