ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Upon her death in 2005, she was the first woman and second non-U.S. government official to lie in honor at the Capitol Rotunda.
PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON On July 13, 1995, Historian, Scholar And Educator, Dr. John Hope Franklin, Received The 80th NAACP Spingarn Medal. Read More About One Of The Foremost Authorities On American And African American History,
Who Was Rosa Parks? by Yona Zeldis McDonough, illustrated by Stephen Marchesi | Who Was Rosa Parks? is a great introduction to the life of this pillar of the civil rights movement, starting well before that day on the bus. Her story begins by showing us her childhood in rural Alabama, following her through her youth, married life, and her work for the NAACP. What we see is that December day in 1955 was just one step along a her journey as an activist fighting for justice.
Get a whimsical t-shirt and make a difference all at the same time--100% of the proceeds from each t-shirt will be donated to progressive charitable organizations dedicated to protecting human rights (SPLC, ACLU, NAACP, etc.). All t-shirts in my shop are custom-made (and they need time for the silk-screening paint to cure before they can be heat-set), so let me know what size you would like and give me a couple of days. Sizing info is further below in this description. A little bit about…