Civil Rights

Rebekah Sager
August 26, 2019 - 11:43 am
( KNX ) - In conjunction with Women's Equality Day, Mattel honors civil rights icon Rosa Parks with a Barbie in her likeness. Known as the mother of the modern civil rights movement, in 1955 Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience by refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Her stance launched...
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Claudette Colvin with Larry Mullins
March 02, 2018 - 2:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- On this day 63 years ago, a 15-year-old girl named Claudette Colvin defied the laws of the time and was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a Montgomery Alabama bus. Although Rosa Parks has been credited with being the mother of the civil rights...
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