November 23, 2014

When Parks refused to move, we were raised higher

By Calvin Studivant, Alternate vice president, Bus Department December marked 55 years since Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus — “an act that challenged the moral conscience of an entire nation,” said President Obama in honoring her legacy. Most historians date the beginning of the modern civil rights [...]

Remembering the lady who kept her bus seat

It has been fifty-five years since Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus — “an act that challenged the moral conscience of an entire nation,” said President Obama Dec. 1 in honoring her legacy Most historians date the beginning of the modern civil rights movement in the United States [...]