The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks /

The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks.

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Main Author: Theoharis, Jeanne.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Beacon Press, [2013]
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505 0 0 |t National honor, public mythology : the passing of Rosa Parks --  |t "A life history of being rebellious" : the early years of Rosa McCauley Parks --  |t "It was very difficult to keep going when all our work seemed to be in vain" : the Civil Rights movement before the Bus Boycott --  |t "I had been pushed as far as I could stand to be pushed" : Rosa Parks's bus stand --  |t "There lived a great people" : the Montgomery Bus Boycott --  |t "It is fine to be a heroine but the price is high" : the suffering of Rosa Parks --  |t "The Northern promised land that wasn't" : Rosa Parks and the Black Freedom struggle in Detroit --  |t "Any move to show we are dissatisfied" : Mrs. Parks in the Black Power era --  |t "Racism is still alive" : negotiating the politics of being a symbol. 
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