Women’s History Month: A Salute to Rosa Parks

Famed civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a public bus Montgomery, Alabama, spurred on a citywide boycott and helped launch nationwide efforts to end segregation of public facilities. Rosa Parks's childhood brought her …

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This Day in Black History: February 4th

Today in Black history... 1. 1996 - J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union address. 2. 1986 - A stamp of Sojourner Truth is issued by the U.S. Postal Service 3. 1971 - National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington, North Carolina. Two persons killed. Until the 9th. 4. …