TV One will premiere Behind The Movement as the centerpiece of its 2018 Black History Month offerings on Sunday, February 11 at 7 p.m. ET. The original film, starring Meta Golding, Loretta Devine, Isaiah Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith, features the actual bus where Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat to a […]
Mike Ilitch, the founder of Little Caesar’s Pizza and owner of two major Detroit sports franchises, passed away last Friday at the age of 87. Stories of Ilitch’s generosity surfaced in the wake of his passing, as it was revealed that the owner of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers quietly paid Rosa Parks’ […]
Detroit businessman Mike Ilitch offered to pay Parks' housing for as long as necessary after a 1994 burglary.
1794 First African Methodist Episcopal Church ~ is founded in Phildelphia, Pennsylvania 1913 Rosa Parks ~ (initiator of the Montgomery Bus Boycott) born 1794 Slavery in France ~ in abolished. However, it was instituted again under Napoleon. 1864 The 24th Amendment ~ (abolishing the poll tax) ratified 2006 Warren Moon ~ becomes first Black […]
Eleven years before Rosa Park took her famous seat on that Birmingham bus, Irene Morgan Kirkaldy refused to move, sparking a landmark supreme court case. Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply One summer morning in 1944 Irene Morgan boarded a Greyhound bus in Gloucester, […]
When Clinton's campaign changed her "H" logo on Tuesday to incorporate an image of Rosa Parks in commemoration of the 60 year anniversary of Parks' refusal to move to the back of the bus for a White passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, Twitter downright lost its mind.
One feminist group wants to give American money a little makeover by putting a woman on the $20 bill. Representation matters–and that includes on money!…
Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, has been the face of the $20 bill since 1928. 87 years later, a women’s group…
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