Revealing Sex Crimes Against Black Women
- Reintroducing Rosa: Mrs. Park's Fight to Prosecute Rape of Black Women. Flowers, Gary L. // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;5/18/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 28, p18
The article offers the author's insights on Mrs. Rosa Parks, the Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement and her fight for the prosecution of rape of African-American women.
- My afternoon with Rosa Parks. Harris, Rick // Bay Windows;10/27/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p1
This article recalls an experience spending an afternoon with African American activist Rosa Parks. Parks was supposed to attend a conference later that day where she was to be given an award so until then, she had nothing to do. During the 1960s, Parks was well known throughout the African...
- The LGBT movement learned a lot from Rosa Parks. Ryan-Vollmar, Susan // Bay Windows;10/27/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p6
Presents information on the impact of the life of African American activist Rosa Parks on the lesbian and gay rights movement. Details of her activist career; Lessons learned by the movement from Parks; Views of Parks about the movement.
- Domestic Violence Victims Urged to Break Silence. Miller, Larry // Chicago Weekend;9/15/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 36, p3
The article reports on the violence against women, particularly those African-Americans who suffer aggression from their intimate partner.
- Break the Silence, Stop the Violence. STONE, ROBIN D. // Essence (Time Inc.);Jun2009, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p120
The article explores domestic violence against African American women. It notes the cases of Kalena Tate who put her batterer behind bars, Bessie Love who is now a survivor's advocate and speaker and Courtney Sanchez, jazz and blue singer from Austin, Texas. The article also offers advice to...
- Rosa Parks, civil rights heroine, robbed at home. // New York Amsterdam News;9/3/94, Vol. 85 Issue 36, p1
Reports that Rosa Parks, civil rights heroine who made history by refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, was attacked and beaten inside her home in Detroit, Michigan. Occurrence of the incident; Injuries sustained; Reactions from the Black community.
- Rosa Parks lauded on her 77th birthday at Kennedy Center gala. Haywood, R.L.; Sorrell, M. // Jet;3/5/90, Vol. 77 Issue 21, p22
Reports on a celebration of the 77th birthday of `the mother of the Civil Rights Movement,' Rosa Parks, at Kennedy Center, and attended by `L.A. Law' co-star Blair Underwood, entertainer Lou Rawls, and activist Dick Gregory, among others.
- Sculpture of civil rights heroine Rosa Parks unveiled. // Jet;3/18/91, Vol. 79 Issue 22, p8
Recounts the ceremony at which a bronze bust of Rosa Parks, the `mother' of the civil rights movement, was unveiled at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Civil rights leaders present; Comments on Rosa Parks' actions.
- Rosa Parks files suit for copy of her book autographed by Dr. King. // Jet;6/14/93, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p6
Reveals that Rosa Parks, honored recently for pioneering efforts in the civil rights movement, is suing two Atlanta men for her autographed copy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s book `Strength To Love.' Claims made by Parks; Her part in the civil rights movement; Perry Spell and William...