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Little Caesars founder quietly helped with Rosa Parks' rent
00:31 — Mike Illitch, founder of the Little Caesars pizza chain, quietly paid civil rights activist Rosa Parks' rent for years when she was in need. His good (more…)
Greta: a Secret Act of Kindness for a Woman of Courage
01:24 — ‘For The Record’ Commentary 2/16/17: Greta Van Susteren shares the incredible connection between civil rights icon Rosa Parks and Little Caesars Pizza (more…)
Casey Affleck Made His Acting Debut Performing for Rosa Parks
02:04 — Casey Affleck is hosting SNL to work through childhood trauma, like blowing his elementary school play performance in front of civil rights activist R (more…)
What Some of the Most Important Civil Rights Sites Look Like Today
03:07 — The Civil Rights movement was defined by seismic events that all took place in the South: the murder of Emmett Till, Rosa Parks refusing to leave her (more…)
Clinton Commemorates Montgomery Bus Boycott
04:08 — Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recalls Rosa Parks' appearance at the 1999 State of the Union and how Parks changed history at the National Bar (more…)
Movement to Put a Woman On $20 Bill Gains Steam
01:20 — Legislation is working its way through Congress to put a woman on the $20 bill after campaign called "Women On 20s" went viral. Eleanor Roosevelt, Har (more…)
Harriet Tubman Wins Poll to Appear On $20 Bill
00:30 — The abolitionist is the winner in a vote to have a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill; she beat out Eleanor Roosevelt and Rosa Parks.
America’s Progressive Activism, Then & Now
11:17 — Micah White, Co-creator of Occupy Wall Street, says the main difference between grassroots social movements of the early 1950’s and today is the lack (more…)
60 Years Ago: Rosa Parks Refused to Give Up Her Seat
01:42 — On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white male while sitting in the "colored section" of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabam (more…)
Does the GOP Know the 'real' Rosa Parks?
10:22 — Rosa Parks received multiple mentions at the Republican debate when the candidates were asked about what women they would want to see on the ten dolla (more…)
Poor, Tired Black Seamstress? Not Rosa Parks.
02:57 — Sixty years later and we’re still discussing a woman who refused to give up her bus seat. How much do you know about Rosa Parks and the precedent-sett (more…)
Pokemon Go Fans Love Rosa Parks
01:44 — Otherwise why would they all be showing up at her grave?
Headlines at 8:30: Warren Buffett's son buys Rosa Parks archive
01:24 — Warren Buffett’s son bought archived items after a dispute over the civil rights icon’s estate. Also, a new $300 menu item at New York City’s fi (more…)
Rosa Parks's friend reflects on "spontaneous" decision to stay seated
03:13 — Elaine Steele, a close friend of Rosa Parks, describes Parks's decision to stay seated that momentous evening that started the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
"Most Defiant Moment" Winner's Circle: Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks' act of civil disobedience was named "History's Most Defiant Moment of the Last 75 Years." Learn more in this web exclusive.
Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall And The Naacp - Official Trailer
02:34 — Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall's triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to desegregate America's public schoo (more…)
Where Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation
02:46 — More than half a century ago, civil rights leaders Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for equality in Montgomery, inspiring a national move (more…)
If Rosa Parks Met Andre 3000
If Rosa Parks met Andre 3000.
The Word - Overrated
Rosa Parks enriched our vocabulary by allowing us to call anyone who is the first person to do something the 'Rosa Parks of whatever it is that person (more…)
Alpha Dog of the Week - Markus Bestin
Markus Bestin follows in the footsteps of Rosa Parks and Gandhi by fighting for civil man-whore rights.
The Word - A Man Named Plaxico
Some are calling Plaxico Burress the Rosa Parks of people who have shot themselves in the thigh in a nightclub.
Tip/Wag - Campaign for Cursive & The RNC
Obama's Common Core curriculum wages a war on cursive, and the RNC reminds everyone that Rosa Parks ended racism.
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