The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

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2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work - Biography / Auto Biography

2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians 

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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

Presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks as the quiet seamstress who, with a single act, birthed the modern civil rights movement, Theoharis provides a revealing window into Parks's politics and years of activism. She shows readers how this civil rights movement radical sought--for more than a half a century--to expose and eradicate the American racial-caste system in jobs, schools, public services, and criminal justice.

Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2013
ISBN: 9780807050477
Branch Call Number: 921 PAR
Characteristics: xvi, 304 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., ports. ;,24 cm

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An emotionally charged and though-provoking book.

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