Revisiting Rosa Parks


Today is the anniversary of Rosa Parks’s refusal to give up her bus seat, resulting arrest and Montgomery boycott. The Grio discusses Park’s life and legacy, calling out her mischaracterization as “a simple woman who chose not to stand because she had tired feet,” and recognizing her for who she was: “a tireless advocate for justice.”

(Via Feministing)

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →