Montgomery Bus Boycott

Happy birthday to Rosa Parks! The civil rights icon whose refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.

TV One’s new original film, Behind The Movement explores how the Montgomery Bus Boycott came together following the 1955 arrest of activist Rosa Parks. The movie not only refutes the myth that Parks (portrayed by Meta Golding) was merely a tired woman who decided to stay put after a long day at work, but also […]

You’ve hit the streets. You’ve carried picket signs. You’ve joined choruses “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe,” and even “Fight the Power.” You were angered not only at the deaths at the hands of police of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and Akai Gurley, but the countless others whose names you may never know. […]