Rosa Parks

Following David Dao’s violent removal from a United Airlines plane, many people have rallied around the victim. In a press conference, Dao’s lawyer Thomas Demetrio, insisted, “Dr. Dao, I believe to his great credit, has come to understand that he is the guy, the guy to stand up for all passengers going forward.”  Demetrio added that […]

Lola Jones is serving up some serious #BlackGirlMagic transforming herself into the likes of Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Angela Davis.

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Mike Ilitch, the founder of Little Caesar’s Pizza and owner of two major Detroit sports franchises, passed away last Friday at the age of 87. Stories of Ilitch’s generosity surfaced in the wake of his passing, as it was revealed that the owner of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers  quietly paid Rosa Parks’ […]

Detroit businessman Mike Ilitch offered to pay Parks' housing for as long as necessary after a 1994 burglary.

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The Birmingham Bus Boycotts in Alabama took place on this day in 1956, led by the efforts of late minister and civil rights figure Dr. Fred Shuttlesworth. The boycott lasted until 1958 and while it wasn’t as effective as other such protests across the Deep South, the movement laid plenty of necessary groundwork and bolstered the […]

While on her way to a family function in Sacramento, Toni Young claims a Greyhound driver forced her to give up her seat to another passenger.

Target will continue to sell commemorative Rosa Parks merchandise. Heirs of the Civil Rights icon believed the retailer had violated the Right of Publicity Law. A judge has since ruled that Target's products were protected under the First Amendment.

One feminist group wants to give American money a little makeover by putting a woman on the $20 bill. Representation matters–and that includes on money!…

The “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” Rosa Parks‘ (pictured) memorabilia has been archived at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. and the riveting display can now…

Chicago business owner David C. Nicosia, 55, faces multiple charges after slapping and spitting on Judge Arnette Hubbard, 79, an iconic and still active community…

Fifty-eight years ago today, Rosa Parks, then 43-years-old, became a lightening rod for the Civil Rights Movement when she was arrested for refusing to give…

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“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.”…