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Mashable
5 principles to help you conquer fear and move your career forwardand you're in a really serious situation, sometimes that's when people can dig
Mashable / Posted 10 minutes ago
and you're in a really serious situation, sometimes that's when people can dig deep. I think for instance, I think about Rosa Parks who probably woke up that day and said, 'I'm just done! I'm so over it. It has to change! I will do what needs to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
GM donates $5 million to Henry Ford museumthe chair in which President Abraham Lincoln was sitting when he was assassinat
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
the chair in which President Abraham Lincoln was sitting when he was assassinated, the bus on which civil rights activist Rosa Parks refused to move to make room for a white passenger and the presidential limousine in which President John F.... Read more
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The Christian Post
Can This White Guy Talk About Racism?viewpoint based on the color of their skin? We know that the Civil Rights Move
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
viewpoint based on the color of their skin? We know that the Civil Rights Movement was calculated and tactical. That's why Rosa Parks was chosen as the face of the fight against segregation rather than 15-year-old Claudette Colvin, who previously... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
In search of that perfect boycottreal change for the good of society. The Montgomery Bus Boycott from Dec. 5, 19
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
real change for the good of society. The Montgomery Bus Boycott from Dec. 5, 1955, to Dec. 20, 1956, began four days after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery bus. Ms. Parks’ act of defiance helped spark the civil... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
NFL Protest was About Race, Now It's About Free Speechinstead, they chose a peaceful gesture. In some ways, it was more powerful. May
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
instead, they chose a peaceful gesture. In some ways, it was more powerful. Maybe that’s what’s bothering so many people. Rosa Parks didn’t pick a fight, she just quietly refused to move from her seat on the bus. Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Time to recognize what NFL players are protestingracial injustice, it would be easy to recognize that this isn’t about the flag
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
racial injustice, it would be easy to recognize that this isn’t about the flag or the national anthem. Similar to how Rosa Parks was not protesting public transportation, this is about calling attention to the injustices against minorities in... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Kataline: Is Dan England’s column part of a pattern?Hill was probably not interested to know in 1986, Trump was awarded the Ellis I
Greeley Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Hill was probably not interested to know in 1986, Trump was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and stood proudly with Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali. After more than 40 years in the public eye, Trump only became a racist when he decided to run... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
KSU cheerleaders who took a knee: 'Before we went out on the field, we all prayed'Young read the entire verse aloud. And she said they've drawn inspiration from
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
Young read the entire verse aloud. And she said they've drawn inspiration from a quote about civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, that Young knows by heart, "It took Rosa Parks to sit down for people to stand up." THE HISTORY OF THIS... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Mike Ditka: 'There Has Been No Oppression In The Last 100 Years'he said "you have to be colorblind in this country" and "the opportunity is the
KIVI Boise / Posted 8 days ago
he said "you have to be colorblind in this country" and "the opportunity is there for everybody." He was 16 years old when Rosa Parks was arrested. He was 24 when the Civil Rights Act was passed. He was 28 when Martin Luther King Jr. was... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Mike Ditka: 'There Has Been No Oppression In The Last 100 Years'he said "you have to be colorblind in this country" and "the opportunity is the
KGTV San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
he said "you have to be colorblind in this country" and "the opportunity is there for everybody." He was 16 years old when Rosa Parks was arrested. He was 24 when the Civil Rights Act was passed. He was 28 when Martin Luther King Jr. was... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Blues, Jazz and Reggae mix it up in the Crescent Cityfor the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in music, pays tribute to important figures in the
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in music, pays tribute to important figures in the Civil Rights Movement including Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers, Martin Luther King Jr. and others. Smith will lead his Golden Quartet with pianist Anthony Davis,... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Guest Column: Players need to articulate objectivesWhen Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in the “colored” section at the bac
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in the “colored” section at the back of the bus to a white passenger in 1955, she did so because she was tired of complying with unjust discrimination based solely on the color of her skin. She wanted... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
5 things to know for October 6will be announced, including 2D, 3D, time based and installation. Tickets for
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
will be announced, including 2D, 3D, time based and installation. Tickets for tonight's event cost $9.99, or head to Rosa Parks Circle and watch the announcements on a giant screen. It goes from 9-11 p.m. and will include live music. 2. The... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Cameroon Travel Warningoperations that sometimes cross into Cameroon. Related Information Contact th
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 12 days ago
operations that sometimes cross into Cameroon. Related Information Contact the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon located on Avenue Rosa Parks close to the Mont Febe Golf Club in Yaounde, at +237 22220-1500 ext. 4341/4023 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday... Read more
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MLive.com
Saginaw Township student disciplined for posting blackface photo to Snapchatand racially charged photo to Snapchat. In the picture, a student has a electr
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
and racially charged photo to Snapchat. In the picture, a student has a electronically painted face, with the caption "No"-Rosa Parks. Snapchat is an image-messaging and multimedia mobile app. Doug Trombley, superintendent for Saginaw Township... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Disaster recovery centers opening in Folkston, Douglas for Irma victimsto help those with losses from Tropical Storm Irma. A mobile Disaster Recovery
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
to help those with losses from Tropical Storm Irma. A mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Folkston will open at 426 Rosa Parks Road and the one in Douglas will be located at the Coffee County Fire Department at 941 Mahogany Road. Both will... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marsha P Johnson's death probed in new documentaryWhat happened to Marsha P Johnson? New documentary probes death of the 'Rosa Pa
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
What happened to Marsha P Johnson? New documentary probes death of the 'Rosa Parks of the LGBT movement' who was found dead in the Hudson in ‘suicide’ – but friends insist she was murdered Marsha P Johnson was a leader in the gay liberation movement... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Rosa Parks Circle is one of the 'great public spaces' in USGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A national association of planners considers Rosa Parks C
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A national association of planners considers Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids to be one of the “great public spaces” in the country. The American Planning Association, or APA, recognized Rosa Parks Circle as one of... Read more
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Variety
10 Actors to Watch: Danielle Macdonald Goes From ‘Patti Cake$’ to ‘Dumplin”a thing. It’s not just making the story about this person in this role. It’s ju
Variety / Posted 14 days ago
a thing. It’s not just making the story about this person in this role. It’s just a role and I’m playing it.” Influences: Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Malala Yousafzai, Nelson Mandela; Representation: Agency: CAA; Manager: Justice &... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
5 things to know for October 41. The American Planning Association has named Rosa Parks Circle as one of five
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
1. The American Planning Association has named Rosa Parks Circle as one of five great public spaces on its annual "Great Places in America List." The program recognizes streets, neighborhoods and public spaces in the United State that demonstrate... Read more
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PaperAge.com
Irving Consumer Products Breaks Ground for New Tissue Production Plant in Georgiathey will find success here in Georgia.� Following the ground breaking, Irving
PaperAge.com / Posted 15 days ago
they will find success here in Georgia.� Following the ground breaking, Irving Consumer Products hosted a community BBQ in Rosa Parks Square to recognize first responders for their efforts during Tropical Storm Irma. Hundreds of emergency... Read more
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metro
Here's why I hate Black History Monthfurther afield have black history in the UK too. Where are those stories?‘We c
metro / Posted 15 days ago
further afield have black history in the UK too. Where are those stories?‘We could make a BHM bingo card where Mandela, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X will appear’ (Picture: Getty) I used to look forwards to celebrating great black... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Photos: ArtPrize Top 20GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – ArtPrize 9 announced its top 20 public vote finalists Sun
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – ArtPrize 9 announced its top 20 public vote finalists Sunday afternoon at Rosa Parks Circle. These 20 artist entries, selected over the past 11 days of the Public Vote move on to Round 2 alongside the Category Jurors’ twenty... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
5 things to know for October 2way to ArtPrize Nine this weekend, and the top 20 entries were chosen by the pu
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 16 days ago
way to ArtPrize Nine this weekend, and the top 20 entries were chosen by the public. On Sunday there was a ceremony at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, revealing the top 20 pieces chosen by the public. More than 327,000 votes were... Read more
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MLive.com
City High student wins ArtPrize SmartArt competitioncollege scholarship and an Apple computer, prior to Sunday's ArtPrize's announc
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
college scholarship and an Apple computer, prior to Sunday's ArtPrize's announcement of the top 20 public vote finalists at Rosa Parks Circle. During the past five years, Broschack said public interest in renewable energy has increased along with... Read more
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International Business Times
Plus-size model Ashley Graham stuns in racy see-through pant, credits husband Justin for the click Now, I should probably mention that Justin is black, and that I didn't grow up
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Now, I should probably mention that Justin is black, and that I didn't grow up around many black people. The sum total of what I learned about African American culture in school was Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Underground Rail... Read more
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MLive.com
ArtPrize 2017 public vote Final 20 revealedreceived the most votes during Round 1 was announced Sunday, Oct. 1, after 11 d
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
received the most votes during Round 1 was announced Sunday, Oct. 1, after 11 days of voting. Hundreds of visitors filled Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids for the announcement. The 19-day international art competition kicked off Sept. 20... Read more
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The Recorder Online
The Day We Will Never Forgetnational anthem as a protest of the anthem itself. They fail to conceptualize t
The Recorder Online / Posted 17 days ago
national anthem as a protest of the anthem itself. They fail to conceptualize the message behind these players protests. Rosa Parks was not protesting public transportation as a whole, Jessie Owens was not protesting the national anthems at the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
ArtPrize announces Top 20 finalists among the publicGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — ArtPrize 9 announced its top 20 public vote finalists Sun
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — ArtPrize 9 announced its top 20 public vote finalists Sunday afternoon at Rosa Parks Circle. The international art competition recognized as the world’s largest annual public art event revealed the visiting public’s top picks... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
ArtPrize Nine: Top 20 Public Vote FinalistsGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - On Sunday, Oct. 1, ArtPrize revealed the Top 20 Public Vo
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - On Sunday, Oct. 1, ArtPrize revealed the Top 20 Public Vote Finalists at Rosa Parks Circle downtown Grand Rapids. The 20 artists selected will now move on to the second round of voting, alongside the Category Jurors' twenty... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
ArtPrize Nine: The Final 20 announced SundayGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - ArtPrize is holding an announcement for the Final 20 at R
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - ArtPrize is holding an announcement for the Final 20 at Rosa Parks Circle downtown Grand Rapids on Sunday, Oct. 1. It's happening at 1 p.m. The top 2-D, 3-D Installation and Time-based entries will be introduced. If you can't... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Detroit's formerly homeless to make solar panels for Puerto Ricoin Puerto Rico, go online to https://casscommunity.org/donate/ or send a check
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
in Puerto Rico, go online to https://casscommunity.org/donate/ or send a check to Cass Community Social Services, 11745 Rosa Parks, Attn: CR, Detroit, MI 48206. "Just let us know it’s for the solar panels so it’s designated for that and we’ll... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
ArtPrize visitors jam Grand Rapidstop 20 in the popular vote and the top 20 picks by a jury of experts will be an
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
top 20 in the popular vote and the top 20 picks by a jury of experts will be announced at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1 in Rosa Parks Circle. During the second round people can vote for any or all entries in the top 40. Voting ends Oct. 5. The top... Read more
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The Mercury News
The Warriors made the right decision to stand for the anthemprotest — conflict is inherent to the act. And just as Martin Luther King wasn’
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
protest — conflict is inherent to the act. And just as Martin Luther King wasn’t against lunch counters or bridges and Rosa Parks didn’t hate buses, protesting during the anthem isn’t a protest against the anthem. Alas, that point has been... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
SDUSD students to perform benefit concert for victims of earthquake in Mexicoon September 19, 2017. The benefit will feature a variety of performance groups
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
on September 19, 2017. The benefit will feature a variety of performance groups like Ballet Folklorico "Raices" from Rosa Parks Elementary School, traditional Mexican mariachi music from "Mariachi Juvenil," Rock en Español from local band... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Movie about early activism of Rosa Parks is inspired by Detroit professor's bookArtist Ryan Mendoza saved Rosa Parks' old Detroit home from demolition by movin
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
Artist Ryan Mendoza saved Rosa Parks' old Detroit home from demolition by moving it to Germany. Now, he explains why he wants to return the house to America. Video by By Frank Witsil, DFP. Wochit A book by a Detroit historian is inspiring a movie... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit's formerly homeless to make solar panels for Puerto Ricoin Puerto Rico, go online to https://casscommunity.org/donate/ or send a check
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
in Puerto Rico, go online to https://casscommunity.org/donate/ or send a check to Cass Community Social Services, 11745 Rosa Parks, Attn: CR, Detroit, MI 48206. "Just let us know it’s for the solar panels so it’s designated for that and we’ll... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Catching up with the ArtPrize Labs Mobile Workshopfinished. The project changes each week of ArtPrize. Here's where and when you
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 days ago
finished. The project changes each week of ArtPrize. Here's where and when you can find Eliza and her pop-up workshop: Rosa Parks Circle October 3 from 3-7 p.m. October 7 from 12-7 p.m. October 2 from 3-7 p.m. October 6 from 3-7... Read more
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Daily Mail
Busty Ashley Graham shares photos with her husband Justin Ervin in NYCmany black people. The sum total of what I learned about African American cultu
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
many black people. The sum total of what I learned about African American culture in school was Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Underground Railroad.' Ashley credits Justin for being understanding and patient with her family and... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Taking a knee while standing for justicemurder,” he added, referring to the growing number of African-American men gunn
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 19 days ago
murder,” he added, referring to the growing number of African-American men gunned down by police with impunity. Much like Rosa Parks, Colin Kaepernick sat down and refused to get up. And like Rosa Parks on that Montgomery bus more than 60 years... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Taking a knee while standing for justicemurder,” he added, referring to the growing number of African-American men gunn
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
murder,” he added, referring to the growing number of African-American men gunned down by police with impunity. Much like Rosa Parks, Colin Kaepernick sat down and refused to get up. And like Rosa Parks on that Montgomery bus more than 60 years... Read more
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Fortune
Stop Whining About the NFL Protests AlreadyAlthough activists in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s are gene
Fortune / Posted 19 days ago
Although activists in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s are generally held in high regard today (Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Medgar Evers, and countless of other unsung activists), polling data from the ‘60s show that the majority... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Bret Stephens: The dying art of disagreementreal, and give hope and courage to oppressed people everywhere. Galileo and Dar
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
real, and give hope and courage to oppressed people everywhere. Galileo and Darwin; Mandela, Havel, and Liu Xiaobo; Rosa Parks and Natan Sharansky — such are the ranks of those who disagree. And the problem, as I see it, is that we're... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Criticism mounts for State Police boss over anthem flapbetween former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick — who was not hired by a team a
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
between former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick — who was not hired by a team after his anthem protests last year — and Rosa Parks, who had trouble finding work after her 1955 protest that sparked the Montgomery bus boycott. When Parks later... Read more
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Boston Herald
If NFL wants to show unity, start by giving Colin Kaepernick a jobsee it so it doesn’t make an impact on you?” He then asked an interesting ques
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
see it so it doesn’t make an impact on you?” He then asked an interesting question. He asked what would have happened if Rosa Parks had simply written a strongly worded letter to the bus company in Alabama saying she didn’t like sitting in the... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Will Huether Run For Governor?that he enjoys his job. "I love being your mayor, I love it," Huether said. B
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 19 days ago
that he enjoys his job. "I love being your mayor, I love it," Huether said. But he also told this 4th grade class at Rosa Parks Elementary, his 'magic list' isn't complete yet. "Just about everybody out there thinks I'm running for governor,... Read more
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NFL.com
Players, owners, Goodell met to discuss social issuesdid it as the NFL, with the owners included in all that, with the coaches and e
NFL.com / Posted 20 days ago
did it as the NFL, with the owners included in all that, with the coaches and everything. I don't want to compare him to Rosa Parks in any type of way. But the situation is similar. What Rosa Parks did when she sat in the front of the bus and did... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Protests come from personal experiencesA quote I’m fond of may bring some refection: “Thinking that NFL players are pr
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
A quote I’m fond of may bring some refection: “Thinking that NFL players are protesting the flag is like thinking that Rosa Parks was protesting public transportation.” — Susan I. Stuart, Santa Cruz The Sentinel welcomes your letters to the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Conyers: MSP director should resign if she doesn't understand racial injusticecalls for her resignation or dismissal. A civil rights icon who marched with M
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
calls for her resignation or dismissal. A civil rights icon who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and employed Rosa Parks for years in his Detroit office, Conyers, the longest-serving active member of Congress, did not directly call for... Read more
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Minnesota State University Reporter
Cuban presenter gives new perspective about translators – MSU ReporterYou’re supposed to represent the feelings that the person is expressing.” Rive
Minnesota State University Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
You’re supposed to represent the feelings that the person is expressing.” Rivero has translated for famous people such as Rosa Parks, government officials, and even Fidel Castro himself. He has had his share of embarrassing moments and said that... Read more
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