Saturday, March 12, 2011

Women's History Month: Rosa Parks

VOANews: Rosa Parks, 1913-2005: Mother of the American Civil Rights Movement
On PEOPLE IN AMERICA: Rosa Parks was a black woman who refused to give her seat on a bus in Alabama to a white passenger. Her act of bravery launched the movement to end unequal treatment of African-Americans.

Breaking News English: 2005-10-26: Civil rights icon Rosa Parks dies - easier harder