All Articles on Rosa Parks

Students from the Youth Strike 4 Climate movement during a climate change protest in London on 15 February. (Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA) Views
Thank you, Climate Strikers. Your Action Matters and Your Power Will Be Felt
Nothing is possible without action, and almost anything is when we rise up together, as you are today
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Women remain at the forefront of the civil society movement, ensuring their rightful place in bringing about peace and building equality in communities at national and international levels. (Photo: John Flores/Flickr/cc) Views
International Women’s Day—A Woman’s Place Is Still in the Revolution
Now more than ever it is imperative that women are celebrated and elevated at the highest level for their immense contribution to shaping a world that is non-sexists, non-gender biased and unequivocally builds gender equitable systems for all
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Members of the Sunrise Movement and allies stand outside Sen. Dianne Feinstein's office in San Francisco on Feb. 22, 2019 demanding the California Democrat back the Green New Deal legislation. Views
"Realists" Are Courting Global Devastation
Who are the true realists? Those backing the Green New deal, or those backing "ineffective half measures"?
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Get Them Rags Off: From Slavery Onward, A Black Woman’s Body Was Never Hers Alone
Recy Taylor with her daughter and husband To mark the start of the ever- questionable Black History Month and what would have been the 106th birthday of the ever- iconic Rosa Parks - "The only tired I was, was tired of giving in" - we pay tribute to Recy Taylor, the 24-year-old black mother...
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It's Rosa Parks' Birthday. Let's Honor Her Legacy by Continuing Her Struggle!
Transit equity cuts across race, class, jobs, and climate. Let's get organizing.
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"I just want to do God’s will. And he’s allowed me to go up to the mountain, and I’ve looked over, and I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.”(Photo: Democracy Now!) Views
Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a Saint
“For years I labored with the idea of reforming the existing institutions of society, a little change here, a little change there. Now I feel quite differently. I think you’ve got to have a reconstruction of the entire society, a revolution of values.”
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Call 1-844-WYT-FEAR: You're Scared! You're White! You're Probably A Racist Douche!
BBQ Becky keeps tabs on Rosa Parks In the latest abomination visited upon innocent people of color by bellicose bigots, a white woman in Andy's, a local Virginia restaurant, flipped out when she heard a visiting Guatemalan woman speaking Spanish with her family, which included a 7-year-old girl. In...
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Our society is one that has long accepted and encouraged the victimization of women and other marginalized people.(Photo: Genebel/Twenty20) Views
How America Systematically Fails Survivors of Sexual Violence
The multiple layers of discrimination that survivors experience, and the network of systems that foster it, could leave one feeling hopeless
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The sexual assault accusations aren’t his only disqualifying actions. Like Carswell and Haynsworth, his political and judicial record indicate obeisance to beliefs that should not control the nation’s future.(Photo: Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images) Views
From Carswell to Kavanaugh
This moment transcends politics. Women are fighting for their humanity.
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T, In Grand Fashion
The Queen lies in state. Pool photo by Paul Sancya/Getty Images At the start of a two-day public viewing in Detroit's historic Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, thousands of mourners paid their respects to Aretha Franklin to the eerily beautiful sound of her gospel performances...
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