Rosa Parks

Professor Jeanne Theoharis recently obtained a letter that confirmed civil rights icon Rosa Parks really didn't care for Justice Thomas. 

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.

Patricia Cornwall, the Karen shown on a viral video attacking another passenger on a Delta flight, compared herself to Rosa Parks after being told to take a seat, according to a federal complaint.

Florida man Adam Jenne recently got himself banned from United Airlines after being booted from a flight for wearing a thong on his face instead of a mask in protest of mask mandates on flights. He later compared his plight to Rosa Parks'.

Legislation has been introduced to make Rosa Parks Day a national holiday.

The home where civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks once lived will be auctioned off.

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 […]

We all know the story of Rosa Parks. Or we think we do. She was the ‘tired’ Alabama seamstress who sparked the Civil Rights Movement by refusing to give up her bus seat for a white man. She was arrested on December 1, 1955 and four days later one of the most successful boycotts of […]

A new mural honoring African-American culture and public figures such as Colin Kaepernick and Rosa Parks is on display in Macon, Georgia.

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks’ Detroit home will be on display in Providence, Rhode Island next year.

She had a unique take on quintessentially American staples such as lemonade and pancakes.