‘Behind The Movement’ Starring Meta Golding As Rosa Parks Premieres February 2018

Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat 62 years ago was only the beginning. Premiering on TV One in February, Behind the Movement offers a closer look at how the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott was planned in just three days and ultimately led to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Espaillat Honors The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY13) released the following statement to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Rosa Parks Collection At The Library Of Congress

rosaparksThe Rosa Parks Collection at the Library of Congress has been digitized and is now online. The collection, which contains approximately 7,500 manuscripts and 2,500 photographs, is on loan to the Library for 10 years from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: MLK Suggestions for Riding A Bus (1956)

Montgomery-Bus-Integration-Suggesti2onsLast Tuesday, December 1st, marked the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her seat at the front of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, and as some people pointed out, the story many of us were told as children about Parks’ act of civil disobedience was fabricated. Continue Reading →