Rosa Parks's 100th birthday

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Wyliefan, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    I almost missed it -- hadn't heard anything on the news, but then something showed up in my Facebook feed about it. Here's a really good article about her and her legacy. A happy 100th to her in heaven.
     
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  2. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

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    There should be more made of this. She's an important person in history.

    Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks.
     
  3. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    It's been a story on CNN.
     
  4. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I heard the USPS has released a Rosa Parks stamp.

    From whatever little I read about her, she was a quiet, diminutive woman with a lion's heart. She is an icon.
     
  5. topaz

    topaz Well-Known Member

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    How cool about the Rosa Parks stamp. Such a brave woman, I don't know if I would have had the strength to do what she did.
     
  6. skatingfan5

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    I included a section about Rosa Parks (and the centenary of her birth) in yesterday's religious education class (coincidentally it fit in very well with the scheduled lesson from the curriculum). I was quite happy to find out that some of my class (grades K-2) already knew about her. :respec: to Rosa Parks.
     
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    paskatefan Well-Known Member

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  9. taf2002

    taf2002 If it walks like a duck.....

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    I'm happy to hear about the stamp, so well deserved. One of my favorite exhibits at Madame Tussand's was Eleanor Roosevelt & Rosa Parks sitting together having a chat. The character in those 2 awe-inspiring women's faces was incredible.
     
  10. Kasey

    Kasey Loving on twinnies and trees! :)

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    Sounds like a very nice exhibit taf. What an inspiring and brave lady.