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- 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...
- Civil rights' Rosa Parks beaten and robbed at home. // Jet;9/19/94, Vol. 86 Issue 20, p23
Reports that civil rights advocate Rosa Parks was beaten and robbed at her home in Detroit, Michigan by an intruder. Parks' narration of the incident; Apprehension of the assailant by Parks' neighbors; Role of Parks in the advent of the modern civil rights movement in the United States.
- Rosa Parks: Still a rebel with a cause at 83. Massaquoi, Hans J. // Ebony;Mar1996, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p101
Features civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Tour in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott; Devotion of time and energy to the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self-Development; Source of spirit of defiance.
- Whatever happened to... MRS. ROSA PARKS? // Ebony;Aug1971, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p180
The article presents information on the protest launched in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 after one of its African American citizen, Rosa Parks was arrested for violating Alabama's segregation laws.
- Artis Lane's Rosa Parks. Brown Jr., F. // American Visions;Feb1990, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p14
Discusses the creation of a bronze bust of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, 77, created by Artis Lane to Parks and unveiled on Feb 4 at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. at a celebration in honor of her birthday.
- Chicago's St. Edmund's Episcopal Church Dedicates Stained Glass Window In Honor Of Rosa Parks. // Jet;12/13/99, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p34
Mentions the dedication of a stained glass window at Chicago, Illinois, Saint Edmunds Episcopal Church in honor of Rosa Parks.