Rosa Parks 1955

Rosa Parks: "I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up & do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom."

1 Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled By President Obama

Gepubliceerd op 27 feb. 2013

President Barack Obama unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images.

2 Rosa Parks Immortalized With Statue at U.S. Capitol

27 feb. 2013

A statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Parks was the first woman and only the second African-American to lie in state in the rotunda after she died in 2005. Gwen Ifill reports on the ceremony.

3 Rosa Parks interview (1995)

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Rosa Parks, the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” was one of the most important citizens of the 20th century. Mrs. Parks was a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama when, in December of 1955, she refused to give up her seat on a city bus to a white passenger. The bus driver had her arrested. She was tried and convicted of violating a local ordinance. Check out our Patreon rewards! https://www.patreon.com/Manufacturing…
 
Her act sparked a citywide boycott of the bus system by blacks that lasted more than a year. The boycott raised an unknown clergyman named Martin Luther King, Jr., to national prominence and resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation on city buses. Over the next four decades, she helped make her fellow Americans aware of the history of the civil rights struggle. This pioneer in the struggle for racial equality was the recipient of innumerable honors, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Her example remains an inspiration to freedom-loving people everywhere.

4 President Obama Dedicates a Statue Honoring Rosa Parks

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27 feb. 2013

President Obama speaks at a ceremony dedicating a statue in honor of Rosa Parks at the U.S. Capitol. February 27, 2013.
 

Speech president Obama about Rosa Parks

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De Amerikaanse president Barack Obama in de historische bus, op de plek van Rosa Parks, 2012 (Publiek Domein - Pete Souza - The White House)

De Amerikaanse president Barack Obama in de historische bus, op de plek van Rosa Parks, 2012 (Publiek Domein – Pete Souza – The White House)

5 Rosa Parks receiving the 1993 Essence Award

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Rosa Parks receiving the 1993 Essence Award. She is introduced by Eddie Murphy, honored by Robert Kennedy, Jr. and then entertained by Kathleen Battle. Elaine Steele, the co-founder of the Rosa & Raymond Parks Institute can also be seen in the footage sitting next to Mrs. Parks.
 
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6 Sen. Barak Obama, speaks at Rosa Parks Funeral!

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Gepubliceerd op 12 jan. 2009

 
One of the many speaker on that most rememberable day was then Senator Barak Obama. As, we approach the now President-Elect Barak Obama, we remember our Black/American history.

7 Larry King Live – 1995: Rosa Parks says she isn’t bitter

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Former CNN host Larry King talks to Rosa Parks about her famous refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white man.

8 Bet You Didn’t Know: Rosa Parks | History

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Did you know Rosa Parks wasn’t the first African-American woman to refuse to give up her seat? Get the full story. #HistoryChannel

9 A Tour of the Rosa Parks Museum

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Gepubliceerd op 6 okt. 2011

 
Take a look inside Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery, hosted by museum director Georgette Norman. The museum is located at 252 Montgomery Street in Montgomery, and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To learn more about Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum, visit www.troy.edu

10 Is the Rosa Parks Story True?

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6 feb. 2018

We all know Rosa Parks as the tired old lady on a bus who unknowingly sparked a civil rights firestorm by refusing to give up her seat in Montgomery, Alabama. But is that true? Not entirely. Rosa Parks was in fact a radical, civil right activist who spent years fighting for justice and she knew exactly what she was doing. In fact, she wasn’t even the first black woman to refuse to give up her seat. So why do we all know a misleading story about Rosa Parks? Watch the episode to find out.
 
Ronald Smallwood
Thanks for setting the story straight. As a retired history instructor, I remember the difficulty of telling the broad story and taking the time to get to the details. To get around this, I would require “What did the instructor skip over?” and “What did the instructor get wrong?” papers. I wanted my students to challenge what they heard & read, to know that there is always more to know and that no matter how honest the witness, they may not know the whole story.
Charlie Shaley
Thank you so much for the video! It’s really disheartening to have grown up with incorrect or oversimplified stories about something so important in this country’s history. I’d really like to see the wealth of information and research in videos like this taught in schools
tigerboy1966
The myth is about denying the independent agency of black women. According to some narratives Rosa has to be a poor, helpless victim who one day, out of the blue, decides that she’s had enough and, as if by magic, a movement is born. That’s what I was taught at school and what is still taught in British schools. The very idea that she was a determined, experienced campaigner with a history of civil rights activism is never touched upon.
 
 
 
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Cristofer Wolz-Romberger
I think that a significant part of Parks’ success as a figurehead was her appeal to moderate whites. Parks was a light-skinned, middle-class, well-educated (for the time), married woman (without kids); and as such was nonthreatening and tugged the heartstrings of working-class whites who couldn’t help but sympathize with the “tired woman just wants to sit down” story. This provided a lot of support to the Boycott: Parks made it difficult to be passively racist: you were either actively against her; or you supported her story, and by extension, desegregation. I think a lot of modern protest movements could learn a lot from the NAACP’s use of Parks as a figurehead; as well as Parks’ skill at stepping into that role so effectively.
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tora tora
I learned about Claudette Colvin from Drunk History. Not from all my years of school and college, from Drunk History.
 
 
 
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MadamBFG
Please cover Harriet Tubman & Sojourner Truth! I have a GREAT need to hear their real stories!
 
 
 
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Tiara O'No
I would love to see a video on George Washington Carver. While he is one of my favorite scientists, and invented tons of useful and amazing things… he is only known popularly for bringing us peanut butter. He deserves more recognition for the fantastic work he did!
 
 
 
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K Webster
I did a report on Harriet Tubman when I was very young. I remember the Underground Railroad and her tireless trips. Drunk history covered an entirely different portion of her biography I didn’t know. I would love to hear the entire story of her assistance to the northern troops . Was that true?
 
 
 
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Lauren Lemon
Pauli Murray is another activist that refused to give up a bus seat all the way back in 1940! She was an incredibly interesting person that really should have more attention shined on her.
 
 
 
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it makes sense in context
This channel is one of my favorites on Youtube, well researched, and well presented. I’d say the reason Rosa Parks’ story is oversimplified is because in schools, history is oversimplified and watered down for kids to understand and process. Kids learn history in school and unless they decide to undertake further study, either by themselves or at a university or college, what they learned in school becomes ‘historical fact’ to them, regardless of how factual it actually is. Another reason is where people choose to start the story when they tell it, which is a problem with microhistory (a study of a small set of events over a short period of time without much of the larger context). The story for Rosa Parks and the bus boycott starts at her not standing on the bus, not with her other activism, or with other women who refused to stand. This creates the effect that everything in that story starts on that one bus ride, and while for narrative purposes it’s great! It reates this neat litte snippet of istory that can be fed to people easily. It’s not great for historiographical reasons because it ignores a lot of the wider context these events happened in, creating a narrative deviod of much of the impact of the actual events.
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ComplicatedNickname
I’m truly loving this show! I admit that I was uncomfortable to where the preference for Mrs. Parks over Mrs. Colvin by the NAACP was going but then it all made sense.
 
 
 
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Abraham El-Gothamy
I loved how passionate she was in this video! It was both inspiring and insightful
 
 
 
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TheEngineGal
I really liked Colvin’s telling of her story! Historical heroes inspiring a 15 year old to stand her ground is very awesome and brave to me!
 
 
 
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munkittytunkitty
Great video. I learnt a lot. If it’d been a black man refusing to give up his seat for a white rather than a black woman, maybe he wouldn’t have been seen as a tired old man? I don’t recall anyone referring to Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Robert Wedderburn or Olaudah Equiano as tired old men. Just a thought.
 
 
 
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Bryan Kelly
Rosa Parks was a boss , the fact we’re having this discussion is amazing .. I never knew about the little girl that did the same thing though .. Props to that lady too ..!
 
 
 
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Katrina Eames
This was great – I’m definitely going to be sharing this around because I don’t like how Rosa Parks has been neutralized in our cultural imagination
 
 
 
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Masutā MJ
The thought of being only one generation removed from the Civil Rights era puts into perspective that this really wasn’t that long ago
 
 
 
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mister manners
I was just talking about how I grew up believing this, and that I didn’t learn the truth until well into my adulthood. And that believing the wrong narrative really screwed up or limited my sense and understanding of the world.
 
 
 
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Mykl-Anarche
I would love to see Viola Desmond’s story told in one of your videos. You’re stuff is amazing! Thank you for working so hard to put these videos together!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kevin Jones
Thanks for telling us the true story of Rosa Parks. Something I have never heard before.
 
 
 
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Hiden Biden
This doesn’t take anything away from Rosa but the complete truth is refreshing and I like seeing the younger woman get credit
 
 
 
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Justikki Smith
My 3rd grader just read about Rosa Parks and I’m glad to say that the public school curriculum did a good job highlighting her previous activism and painting her as a strong woman who knew what she was doing. Nowhere was “tired” or “elderly” a part of the conversation. And her story was placed in the larger context of the Civil Rights movement (meaning her stand wasn’t out the blue), and talked about her activism later in life as well. I felt some hope that my son and his classmates won’t have to one day unlearn what I had to unlearn about this amazing woman.
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Bryan Kelly
Could you do The Orgin of Names In Phrases ..? For example – Tom foolery Just Joshing you Great Scott Smart Alec Debby downer Bob’s your uncle Peeping Tom You don’t know Jack No way, Jose The real McCoy There are tons and some are obvious , like ones that rhyme and quotes from any type of media .. I’d like to know about the not so obvious ones , such as “Tom foolery” , “You don’t know jack” , “Peeping Tom” , “Just joshing you” etc .. Thanks , appreciate yah ..!
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Hope Weiss
On one hand I love that the leaders were trying to protect a 15yo girl from the whole country watching her but at the same time I know exactly what it feels like to be told that my opinions and actions don’t matter because I’m only a child and don’t know anything this was years ago and I still sometimes feel like that and she is here remembering that decades later tbh I’m shocked she hasn’t made more of a demand to be recognized I sure as hell would have
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jennifer M. Giroux
I never knew about Colvin! Thank you for this highlight! 😀👍🇺🇸 A mural of Sojourner Truth was just put up in downtown Akron’s Lock 3 next to LeBron James mural…I love it! It’s a wonderful reminder of her “Ain’t I a woman” speech given in Akron, Ohio in 1851…☺
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lucía R. Pérez
Excellent video!! I became a fan of this channel. Warm regards from Montevideo, Uruguay. I love these efforts to portray people from History as accurate as possible.
 
 
 
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Kathryne Hiersche
Thanks for creating such great videos! We really appreciate it
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
my opinions are facts
I remember looking up Rosa parks after we covered her in school and then gaining a whole lot more respect for her
 
 
 
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J Scott Upton
Today I also learned that she was followed onto the bus by the media. History certainly is NOT the simple stories we learned as children.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Benjamin Brewer
I believe she was 42 at the time. Is this correct? From her interviews it sounds like it wasn’t premeditated but at the same time her whole life prepared her for the moment. She wasn’t making plans with the NAACP and their lawyers but they were waiting for someone like her. It probably wasn’t part of her plan but she probably new they would have her back.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Leavon Fletcher
Thank you VERY much for bringing out the story of Claudette Colvin. I will read up on her and remember her name.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Laura
Right when you said I’m not crying you’re crying I literally had tears in my eyes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chris
Thank you for educating people about this.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shay B
There seemed to be a culture of dystopia about image and reputation in the past. The narrative of Mrs. Parks and so many others stories (public and private) are manipulated to not cast a negative view of the person. Just like how we celebrated Columbus for centuries.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anya Thurmes
That Claudette Colvin quote at the end gave me goosebumps.
 
 
 
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Andre P
This is true excellence! Great job!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChewyPheonix
She was on my list of people I wanted to meet until she passed. Now she is a viable answer to “If you could eat dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be?”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dennis Dawson
Her life after the bus boycott is missing from my history. I my school it seemed to end there. I am glad to hear it really didn’t and pissed that I was denied he’d story.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solomon Mars
I just watched the latest episode of Doctor Who, which involved Rosa Parks and I honestly wish they had, had you on the set as an consultant.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AmmaLeslie
She can be a civil rights activist AND a tired lady on a bus. Leaving out her activist past doesn’t make what we know of her story “a myth”. I was not taught that Parks’ action was spontaneous or passive or unintentional. Is that what they teach white kids? All their history has been whitewáshed and there is no mystery as to why!
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Mark Shoffner
Wow! I’m 55 years old and have never heard that story. Thank you!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NightWatchersPet
Thank you for this, I had no idea about most of what you went into on this video
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
jrmorales86
Do MLK Jr and how he was anti capitalism and how he was picked to represent the Civil Rights movement instead of Malcolm X
 
 
 
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MinecraftPanda8
I always lover her outfits. They always have something going on with them
 
 
 
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Lauty Bend
lol, I was actually crying when she said “I’m not crying, you’re crying”. That was creepy
 
 
 
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dearauset
Great video!! And so glad I found this channel.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kalisha Spikes
I went to a school named after her, I’m so proud
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anne Gray
In the 1890s there were also two black women who successfully sued the railroads for forcing them to move into segregated train cars. One was Ida B. Wells.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rose
Other historic figures I want covered? All the ones I never heard about. … I should probably narrow down that list.
 
 
 
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Twiggy le Roux
Could you do a video on Bass Reeves, the greatest lawman of the old west?
 
 
 
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Hoop Jeanne
I just found this is channel. I love this host, and I love PBS Digital Studios!!
 
 
 
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Darth Pro
please cover jacque fresco! he’s the most interesting historical figure i know
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
David Top
I world like to know more about those Women from New England who started that school. They sound as boss as Rosa Parks!
 
 
 
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Omar Toren
It’s the same with Helen Keller. From radical, communist, feminist (gasp!) who fought for women’s equality and the labor movement to blind/deaf/mute who inspired us to… (?). King and Parks were far more radical than history books lead us to belive. But history heroes are made to appeal to all and those narratives don’t appeal to all.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kasia Kondracki
Love this channel.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ian Dunn
They may have put her in a more synthetic position by saying she was simply tired. It’s something anyone who’s done a long days work can relate to. By that it may of also painting her in a better light and once again more sympathetic light in places where racial tolerance still wasn’t as common. To be fair tho I never heard of her painted in the image of being older always like her mid 20s or something.
 
 
 
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Riad
Wow Great lesson. Thank you for the info.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dawud Yelton
very informative, thank you…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
busyrand
Respect…. Well done…
 
 
 
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Angie Penrose
I suspect one of the reasons Ms. Parks’s story was stripped of activism is the same reason she was chosen as the test case in the first place — perception and image. Just as a sedate looking older married lady was considered better optics than a teenager who later got pregnant out of wedlock, an ordinary working woman who didn’t get up because she was tired would’ve been thought to appeal more to the mainstream white people who needed to be convinced about civil rights than would a radical activist who’d always fought for equal rights and who refused to get up as a deliberate strategic move to force a response that would trigger a backlash from the black community and their allies. Just as activist Martin Luther King Jr. wasn’t terribly popular at the time, neither would have been life-long, calculating activist Rosa Parks. The tired old woman was (and probably still is) a much more acceptable hero character to a lot of white people.
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GamerSirus
You should do a video on the biased portrayal we have against Muslims in the west against their actual beliefs and customs.
 
 
 
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Andrew Nunn
I love your videos!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
661 Choppin
They tried to make her seem like just another person!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StaticLocs
I just learned about Colvin today, but Rosa Parks is a G
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Turner
For those who haven’t seen it, watch the Doctor Who episode “Rosa”.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Leavon Fletcher
That isn’t taught because you would also have to teach that she was a socialist, and we cannot have that. Dr. King DEFINITELY is much more radical than is regularly taught.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tricia C
Very interesting. Your sweater at the end looks great on you!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rebecca Washburn
Dr Who did a episode about Rosa and it was amazing
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oliver
Obviously it wouldn’t have helped the case if they told everyone that their plaintiff got arrested on purpose lol.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Christopher Lagos
the question is: ‘IS THE STORY TRUE?’… the answer : mostly false. It is said that the scene was planned ahead of time. speak on that please!🙂
 
 
 
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lesbian chihuahua
You look so good! I love that outfit! I love how you paired the dress with the shirt!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boy R va
You’re not crying!! I’m crying
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Wolf Hybrid Dog Trainer
She was the secretary of the chapter of the NAACP & had pre-planned this action & went on the bus planning to do this in advance… learn the truth…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
James Harvey
She wasn’t even an old lady; she was only 42 years old at the time. But judged by the standards of the day she would been considered “old”. Today 42 is considered “young”.
 
 
 
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mali carter
It would be nice to hear about hazel Scott.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fullmetal 1890P
I think that by not associating Rosa Parks with the civil rights movement as someone who was previously involved in it before this big event was simply to give her more unbiased credibility. If we knew that she was involved in the movement prior to this event, it would seem more like this was her plan all along, as opposed to a sudden occurrence of injustice that could happen to anybody. It’s the very reason why people are discrediting kneeling protesters at football games, because they can directly see their bias. The fact that we weren’t told of Rosa Parks’ bias before this incident makes her story universally relatable and that makes everybody rally behind her, not just the people who agreed with her politically. It was probably a smart move because if everybody had known she was really doing this intentionally, they probably wouldn’t have rallied behind her and would have just labeled her another “troublemaker.” The fact that she seemed innocent made her sympathetic, as opposed to the instigator.
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Scott Samuels
This was really good. What about Rosa Parks being a communist? Any truth to those stories? Thanks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michelle Landreth
Love the host <3
 
 
 
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Crabbin Moose
Claudette herself lied in the 2009 interview, saying that she was influenced to action because of the hero’s she’d learned about during “black history month”….. There was no such thing as black history month in 1955-6 ! ! Previous to 1976 there was only black history week! It wasn’t until 1976 when President Gerald Ford made “Black History Month” official to American schools by recognizing the whole month of February as such when he urged everyone to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” Guess this clip is another Fake News job by PBS brought to you by the baby killing NAACP! They’re still covering for the fact that Mrs Colvin was a precursor to the welfare act as she was an unmarried, teen mother-to-be in 1956 after the original act went down….not the optics they wanted.
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James Sum
Someone needs to tell her that “V.” Stands for “versus”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fonzi Mendoza
I want to see a Civil Right movie about the founders of this school. I understand the horrible things that black people have gone through, but you can’t talk about Civil rights without acknowledging those non-blacks who saw the inequality and did something about it.
 
 
 
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weehawk
Great video!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
hashcr
i think is because of two main reasons: #1 marketing : The story of a single incident on a bus with an “accidental hero ” woman its more hollywoodesque, sales better, than a 20 year activist career finally having the virality she was looking for.. these simplifications happen around the world.. its very common that “hero stories” are both simplified and exhagerated , they sell better that way #2 feminism: the black community leaders couldnt let this become a Feminist subject.. they were fighting a race struggle not a gender one.. so in that sense her “leadership” role wasnt as desireable as her “victim” role.. This actually makes sense for practical reasons.. they couldnt wage all wars at the same time.. but in 2018 there is no reason for keeping it this way.. and actually Rosa Parks actions can be re-analyzed and revisited froma modern Gender angle.. im actually surprised SJW and the left havent done this already..
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Milwaukee Mike
parks was noticed more than previous ladies because she was fair skinned and mixed
 
 
 
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Constantin Valdor
They teach the tired old lady in uk 🇬🇧 schools.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Not Gay Bear
Oh so it was staged just like everything today
 
 
 
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wildhorse023
This happen in Canada in a theatre.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
nattyp
Can you do a segment about Claudette Colvin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
bbqdrumsticks
Dang school didn’t teach me this. I came from a black empowerment YouTuber..🤷🏾‍♂
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OnceUponAVideo
All my HS history teachers were white men. 🤔
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Intellectual Spectator
Not why we only hear about a portion of Park’s story.. Why do we only get told the false one? Where is Claudettes stamp, statue, and national recognition?
 
 
 
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Marcus Vachon
That little quip about “I’m not crying, you’re crying!” was completely unnecessary. Just tell Rosa Parks’ story. There is no need for jokes.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jay Davis
You left out the fact that Rosa Parks husband was white.
 
 
 
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The Intellectual Spectator
All i heard was they lied
 
 
 
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Rande Thorman
How about an episode on Madam C. J. Walker?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mykasan
tired? never heard of that side of the story, good thing.
 
 
 
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Princess
Sarah Louis Keys is my cousin and was the woman who inspired Rosa Parks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dheyaa Almohammed
I learn little more about Rosa Parks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
thewewguy8t88
anyone else watching this video after watching the doctor who episode of rosa parks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Steven Palmer
Was she an Eastern Star?
 
 
 
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Gonzalez Sabrina
I thought y’all said mixed is mixed and mixed is not black but yet claim Rosa parks is black when she is biracial and saying Obama is the first black president when he is also mixed ???
 
 
 
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Diphyllum
but are we going to talk about Bayard Rustin tho?
 
 
 
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Beaux Bromwell
Something about you reminds me of ZOOM ❣️ nostalgia ❤
 
 
 
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vo id
We see you, Claudette!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Funnier
Was using defiance really the answer to her argument? It was breaking the law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clayer Kwiltee
This Hattie McDaniels lookalike presents as delusional and in denial. Rosa Parks biggest asset was that she was light skinned and European looking . That’s it. What’s the point of lying to yourself(selves)?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chance the dog
Drunk history did it first…
 
 
 
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Dont subscribe to me
ppl give Rosa Parks all the glory and not to Robert ”Mr. Bitches” Freeman
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Christian Banks
Who took the pics of the famous picture of her on the bus with the white man? Was it plotted? Someone please tell me.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhatTheTech
Do the origins of Dee’s
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THAKINGMUSIC
Wish you’ll come back
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chris
The whole thing was set up. A publicity stunt of sorts. The original woman who was meant to be on the bus got pregnant out of wedlock so Rosa larks was the “backup”. Look it up.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kwame Blade
Mrs. Parks looks white. Ms. Colvin has Black African features. It was good marketing strategy to go with Mrs. Parks to change the thinking of upper class whites in powerful positions. They can see themselves in Mrs. Parks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JD1010101110
So were Rosa’s actions planned and staged?
 
 
 
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Kevin Ostrowski
My great grandfather was part of the movement. He was the guy that said. HEY! BACK OF THE BUS!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EddyGurge
You’re wearing blue again!
 
 
 
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Joseph Jorgensen
So what your saying is the naacp skewed history wow sounds like a shady group who doesn’t really look out for the best of the mass but looks out for the best for them
 
 
 
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Christian -
a bit long and you talk fast !!!!! ;))
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Darrell Damon
Why are you crying 😢?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ashleigh Smith
They don’t make women like this no more.
 
 
 
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Julian Alves
They just happened to have a camera crew on the bus?
 
 
 
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Shannon dobbs
She was LIGHT SKIN that’s why!
 
 
 
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Lain Iwakura
She was also a CIA asset, and this entire scenario was contrived
 
 
 
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Kiana Wizzard
Madam CJ Walker
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clayer Kwiltee
Rosa Parks doesn’t even look like the same race as this Hattie McDaniels/Star Jones,/Leslie Jones/ Gabi Sidibe look alike. And yet…as if…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jerry Tiong
can do on something more general that can relate to everyone on earth, this video is meaningless to not american.

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Civil rights activist Rosa Parks (February 4, 1913 to October 24, 2005) refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated Montgomery, Alabama bus, which spurred on the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott that helped launch nationwide efforts to end segregation of public facilities. The city of Montgomery had no choice but to lift the law requiring segregation on public buses. Rosa Parks received many accolades during her lifetime, including the NAACP’s highest award. #Biography Subscribe for more Biography: http://aetv.us/2AsWMPH Delve deeper into Biography on our site: http://www.biography.com Follow Biography for more surprising stories from fascinating lives: Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Biography Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/biography Twitter – https://twitter.com/biography Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising, and fascinating stories about famous people: The biggest break. The defining opportunity. The most shattering failure. The unexpected connection. The decision that changed everything. With over 7,000 biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy and compelling points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matter. Rosa Parks – Civil Rights Activist | Mini Bio | BIO https://www.youtube.com/user/Biograph…

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December 1st is the anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal in 1955 to give up her seat on a segregated city bus in Montgomery, AL. Along with Thurgood Marshall and other luminaries, Rosa Parks is considered a hero of the Civil Rights Movement. However, it was four unknown women — two teenagers and two women with families — also forced off city buses, who quietly made legal history. Their landmark Supreme Court case Browder v. Gayle made segregation on public transportation unconstitutional.

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Vic t Campbell
It’s amazing to hear the whole story and not just the glossed over version the fact that Rosa suffered for what she believed in and just for taking a stand that companies wouldn’t touch with a barge pole after her amazing act of of standing up for herself and other men and women in her situation the fact that she was penniless and her husband as well well as sad you would have thought she would have got more respect after what she done clearly not this version should be told in instead of the glossed over version
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“I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.” ― Rosa Parks
 
Wo Wa
“The same old crap you still see today: slander the messenger so you don’t hear the message”. Lovely written sentence as everyone understands who you’re talking about without even mentioning a name.
 
 
 
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naseerahvj
Absolutely amazing presentation! I struggle with the sanitized black history my son has been learning in kindergarten. It hurts to share with young kids just how ugly this world can be
 
 
 
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Jack Scott Denton
An incredible human being, I’m moved to tears.
 
 
 
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Johey Jonsson
Imagine recieving death threats for the idea that all humans should be treated with kindness and respect.
 
 
 
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Nichi Wilson-Keshane
Thank u for telling her story, it brought a tear to my eye. She was a beautiful strong woman that endured more than we can ever imagine. I’m Native American living in the UK & used to face alot of racism but nowhere near what her & other black people endured. One person really can change the world ❤.
 
 
 
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Omar Oba
Respects to you Biographics for talking on CIvil rights and race stuff, Alot of history and Big Youtube history channels dont like talking about, As a Black man RESPECT 🙂
 
 
 
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Venomous Nate
“Weapons grade douche.” That’s an understatement.
 
 
 
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Mr. Friendship
“People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true… No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” ~ Rosa Parks
 
 
 
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Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others. ― Rosa Parks
 
 
 
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MrThad15
Also, look into making one for Ida B. Wells Barnett. She did what Rosa did but used trains as the median instead of buses
 
 
 
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MrThad15
Might I make a suggestion? Y’all should do a piece on John Lewis, Baynard Rustin or James Baldwin. Those men lived riveting lives during the civil rights movement and I feel that their stories go overlooked even though they were such impactful figures during their time and even in the current day.
 
 
 
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Raven Phoenix
I met her when I was in elementary school. I did an essay in her and my aunt brought me to her friend’s house, who related to Parks. She was a lovely, wonderful woman. She was so happy to listen to me tell her about the essay I did on her, like she didn’t live through it lmbo! She was patient and listened to my endless rambling! Loved her so much!!
 
 
 
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steve randall
Simon; EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT EXCELLENT. I’ve been waiting for the Rosa Parks story for a long time. Many thanks.
 
 
 
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Nick Mauldin
Another great bio from y’all. I live in Alabama. Every school kid is taught about Rosa parks. At least that sanitized version. Great hearing the whole story. And that’s why I love your channels.
 
 
 
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Girth Brooks
My fifth grade teacher would help Rosa take out her trash when she was older, as he lived on her block, I just thought I’d share that.
 
 
 
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Derick Mugambi
You’ve told the story so well that towards the end I had to hold back a tear.
 
 
 
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pianobooks42
This is actually so much more inspiring than the original story. I’m in a minority group, not a person of color but a different minority, and have suffered so much. I constantly feel this tired edge-of-giving-up feeling but continue in the hope that the babies born into this minority now will never know the pain I’m feeling. I worry that my lack of formal higher education will make it impossible to be heard in today’s college-driven world. But Parks didn’t even get the full k-12. I worry that the nobody listening now means nobody will ever listen, yet that’s what happened to Parks. I worry that company’s refusal to hire me will lead me to unending poverty, and it might, but that didn’t define Parks. I always hoped to be the MLK of my minority, but maybe I’ll be a Rosa Parks instead. And hopefully, like her, I’ll live to see the impact.
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pbibbles
One of my favorite favorite things about humanity is the founder of Little Caesar’s pizza secretly paying her rent for 11 years until she died.
 
 
 
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YeeSoest
I wanted to write “I’m wearing her shirt!!!” so badly, I actually changed into it just now The one Michael Che wore on Seth Nah! – Rosa Parks, 1955 Love it!
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Anthony Conino
Many people don’t know this, and I’m surprised it wasn’t brought up in this episode, but she was NOT some random black woman who just one day decided to NOT give up here seat to the hated white man one day- no- she was carefully selected by the NAACP. Many people knew what was going to happen that day. Now what she did was very brave- no doubt about that- but there is much more to the story. But don’t take my word for it. Go investigate for yourself.
 
 
 
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Kurt Borkman
I love hearing real full stories, about people.This is classic serious Simon Wisler story line.
 
 
 
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David Frederick
Rosa Parks, the mother of Civil Rights…Why isnt her birthday a national holiday!
 
 
 
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Wendy Chavez
Thank you for helping us know the full story. I’ve always thought there had to be more to Mrs. Parks than the common story.
 
 
 
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Lucy Smith
She refused to stand for a white man to sit down, she was an activist, she was a hard working woman, she changed history, she is Rosa Parks, she is a legend and my ultimate hero
 
 
 
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uninvincibleete
Thank you so much for this! Like many others I thought I knew the story of Rosa Parks, so it was really great to get a fuller picture of her journey, especially right now. Great piece.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TheEliseRodgers
This one is especially well researched! Really appreciate the inclusion of what life was like during the boycott especially for Rosa – that is a part that is absolutely sanitized from our teaching and remembering and even celebration of the story.
 
 
 
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Christopher Kruse
That was more interesting than I could have imagined. All I’ve ever heard about her is like 2 days of her life.
 
 
 
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William Sanders
I love her, she was such an amazing, strong human.
 
 
 
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Dean Snipah
I bought a tshirt that simply says: NAH – Rosa Parks 1955
 
 
 
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C B
Thank you for this video!! Such an important person in American history and you covered it better than I’ve seen any textbook or class that I’ve ever taken.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Talirus
Loved the video, Simon! Great narration as always. Hoping to see a Biographics on Matthew C. Perry one day. 🙂
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
lisa ahmari
One of your best yet. Fantastic! And thank you for telling the story all the way to the end, as so few sources do.
 
 
 
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smores24435
This reminded me that my fourth grade teacher knew Rosa Parks. I learned this because he was teaching us about desegregation and when he got to Rosa parks he talked about how he knew her. He even showed pictures he had from about six(?) years before from her coming to meet his class at the time (this was in 2007). I dont think he ever told us how he knew her, just that he knew her well enough that when he called and asked her to speak to his class, she did.
 
 
 
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Maddy R.
I remember learning about her in elementary school and admiring her so much I named my pet beta fish Rosa Parks. I loved that damn fish. ❤
 
 
 
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Michael Carlson
I remember the Parks funeral. I was in middle school and my US history teacher basically cancelled the class and turned on the classroom tv and tuned into the tv broadcast. Definitely left a mark on me.
 
 
 
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Wayne Richardson
Simon, I have a degree in History and I must say you are spot on! Love all your channels!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daniela Silva
Don’t forget Claudette Colvin, she deserves the same level of respect as Rosa Parks!
 
 
 
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Angel
It’s sad I found out more about her history and life in a YouTube video then in school. She did so much more then not give up a seat. She was an amazing woman.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A Random Yorkshireman
Good biography like always!
 
 
 
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Tricia Cook
Thank you for the honest story . She was fierce ! She was also methodical . Every time you go up again an injustice you will face hate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hollywood
This is the most proper biography/tribute to Rosa Parks that I’ve seen.
 
 
 
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Quimmah Beacham
Rosa Parks truly was a wonderful lady! I can’t wait to see more civil rights leaders. I hope you do Dr. King, Mrs. King or Ruby Bridges. Please do these three in the future! 😄😍😄😍😄
 
 
 
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DMD
I love you for this. Thanks for way you covered this inspired person. You stand with the struggle.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rami Ungar the Writer
I think the Doctor Who episode about her did a great job, and even mentioned how much she suffered afterwards. Please do videos about the following people: 1. Dennis Rader 2. Jack London 3. Upton Sinclair 4. Jack Ketchum 5. Jane Autsten 6. Anton LaVey 7. Annaliese Michel
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Harvest Moon Howl
It would be great to see you upload a biopic about John Brown, a Kansas Territory militia leader who fought against pro-slavery idealisms during his era. His revolutionary career was short, but, he does have a mural in the Kansas state capital building of him holding a rifle in one hand and a Bible in the other. What he participated in was a sort of proxy war which precipitated the United States Civil War, fought between largely anti-slavery groups in Kansas and pro-slavery counterparts from Missouri.
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Kate Maloney
Rosa Parks has always been a heroine of mine. Could you please do a biographics on Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X? She, too, was quite a remarkable woman who is barely remembered by history. Thank you.
 
 
 
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Phantom Beard
Biography on Louis Riel or Viola Desmond, Viola was very similar to Parks’ act. Riel was a Metis man who founded Manitoba and fought the Canadian government. love ya as always Biographics!
 
 
 
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Ethan Ramos
“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right” Rosa Park
 
 
 
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Pete Garofalo
Excellent work Simon and Team. Very timely. Suggestion Box: Emmitt Till, Medgar Evers
 
 
 
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nevadalamb
Another fascinating video!! I’m currently in Montgomery, AL while on a road trip. Whenever I travel I like to focus in on the history of where I am. I’m visiting where this happened tomorrow, as well as the Freedom Riders bus station.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
philip bond
emmit till was butchered . dear biographics i would like you to do a video on emmit till , as this story made me sick to the gut and should be shared to the greater community
 
 
 
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Daniela Lorenz
That was an exceptional good episode! Thanks a lot.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everett Guenther
A political science professor I learned from when speaking about social movements and civil rights in particular made sure to drill it into us that nothing Rosa Parks did was incidental. Her decision to defy the order to leave her seat was carefully planned and meticulously engineered by the NAACP to be the catalyst for the movement. It may be convenient to regard her as a simple individual who sparked a movement but she had the backing of the organization from day 1.
 
 
 
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Alexandra Lynn Poyser
George Carlin, I’m gonna keep asking Simon. 😂
 
 
 
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Neal Hoffman
One of the things I always found odd in the racism of Jim Crow was the bus designations. In… at least the Navy, possibly the rest of the military, the back of a transport, such as buses, the back of the bus is for officers and rank goes down as you go forward. On school buses the upperclassmen usually dominate the back of the bus with it getting younger as you go forward. The racists somehow flipped the status of seating on its ear… then again if they were logical and consistent, they wouldn’t be racist
 
 
 
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Steven Stewart
She is a total boss i feel more knowledgeable and humble to know of a great woman of this level💖
 
 
 
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Reinaldo Perez
I met Ms. Rosa Parks once during the democratic convention in NYCs when she was attending the event in the company of NJ Sen. Bill Bradley. I was in complete awed at the opportunity to meet someone as great at the sweetest person I’ve ever seen. Never will forget that day. Wished that everyone would have had the opportunity to meet a real icon. R.I.P. beautiful lady, you’re now with the Almighty, see you again some day. 😇🥰😍
 
 
 
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David Brennan
It makes the writer that exploited her in an episode of Dr Who so dirty, what a fighter she was. Respect to her.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cody Shi
RIP Rosa Park
 
 
 
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Black Iron Legion
I’ve never heard her full story, thank you for the great video!
 
 
 
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Vic t Campbell
She is one of the greatest heroines of the 20th sanctuary young girls look up to her more than the so-called celebrities
 
 
 
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Ismail Babatunde Bashiru
I nearly cried thug tears. Her story is bitter sweet. I’m glad she didn’t die in poverty even though I imagine their poor financial state for a long period might have sent her husband to an early grave.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stephanie Graham
What an amazing example for today’s current events!
 
 
 
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automechs360
Wow I didn’t realize she had still been alive when I was 18 years old. She died the year I turned 18. Speaking as someone who was born and raised in Alabama we learned about her. We learned what she had done but as you said the bus ride and the subsequent boycott are all you hear about. None of my teachers even mentioned that she was still alive. That she was still dealing with the aftermath of her actions that day.
 
 
 
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Trevor Slinkard
Amazing! Keep going with these heroes! MLK! Newton Knight! John Lewis!
 
 
 
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Kevin
People like Rosa Parks are almost hard to picture as real people. Such an important historical figure, who was involved with so many important events: she featured heavily in my history class in ireland when learning about the civil rights movement in the states. Yet she was alive during my lifetime (until i was 20!). Some people end up with that haze of “historical figure” that makes them seem much more distant in history because they so immediately effected it. This was a good video, glad I’m finally working through this channel.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Otto Fifita
She has my respect.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morris Foston
I was fortunate to meet Rosa Parks when I was a young boy in Tuskegee, AL. The deacon of my church was her attorney during the bus boycott. The first and most important celebrity I would ever meet.
 
 
 
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NLPcopywriters
Hi Simon, Great, but sad story. Here are some other people you might want to consider for your Biographics channel: William S. Burroughs, Pol Pot, Janis Joplin, Jackson Pollock, Ho Chi Ming. Just some ideas of interesting people.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert Salmon
Well done Simon!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charlie Vardar
Well, this is the story of the poor people – they become victims of oppression or heroes ‘fighting’ against it, which actually has nothing to do with fighting – it’s merely staying alive for long enough to see yourself depicted as a hero, which is something no one defending any cause has ever get promised. You have 50/50 chances for both – becoming a victim/hero. And NO! One person cannot change the world! I don’t remember who do I quote: “If there’s only one person able to save the world, this world isn’t worth saving!”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autumnal Sunsets
As a white woman it gave me goosebumps listening to this. God Bless you Rosa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
J McCall
Thank you for including Claudette Colvin in this story
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
emonique989
What started the Civil Rights Movement was the death of Emmitt Till and it also inspired Rosa Parks to do what she did.
 
 
 
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B0bby ai
Bro you have a potential in gaining a sponsor selling beard products lol. On a more serious note thanks much for doing this one, very powerful heroine that fought movement that sadly is still in progress. I think one day we will have the world like the one Parks experienced on base.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liam
Can we hear the story of Freddie Mercury
 
 
 
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drew mack
If you guys take suggestions, could you guys consider covering Padriac Pearse or James Connolly or the other Easter Rising leaders
 
 
 
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Petra44YT Nein!
Rosa Parks was even mentioned by Michael Jackson in his HIStory album! That’s in the track “HIStory”, from 6:05 to 6:10 and as it says, “March 17, 1955, Rosa Parks refuses to give her bus seat to a white passenger.” … And it’s read by a more dominant male voice – it stands out enough to remember it.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
twocvbloke
It’s sad that today there are people, with lesser quantity of braincells, that still despise what Rosa did, and for what? It’s stupid to treat others differently because of how they look, because at the end of the day, we’re all human, no one more or less than another…
 
 
 
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Jalen Ikezeue
😢 I have say it once and I will say it again I am Proud to be a black man and I am proud of what may people have accomplice over the years ✊🏿
 
 
 
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RicoSystem
Been watching you cover alot of historic people. Surprised you didnt cover François Papa Doc Duvalier yet. Might need to keep watching I guess. 👍
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pamela Mays
Well done! Still receiving death threats in the 1970’s. Petty, and cowardly! The fight for equality continues, though it’s the 21st century now. Hopefully, my grandchildren’s grandchildren will live in a better world.
 
 
 
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XxVi0ssonsXx
Rosa “ I ain’t moving my ass “ parks she’s a legend 💪🏾
 
 
 
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linda aumiller
I read the book “5 smooth stones. This taught me racism. It tore my heart as it opened my eyes.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roman Roman
Please make one on Charles Taylor, ruler of Liberia the free slave state in which he decided to start a war in! Should be really interesting!
 
 
 
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Steven Crawtr
John Lewis a legend of the civil rights movement who never backed down from his beliefs and ideals.
 
 
 
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A H
“And even on a channel where we’ve discussed STALIN, somehow James Blake still manages to be the pettiest tyrant.” LOL, so true.
 
 
 
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Tal H
Wonderful video…Thank you for the amazing content 👏
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kevin Brady
A brave lady.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kim Jong Un
Great work Simon. Rosa Parks is a great woman who disregarded racial laws of US(the leader of ”free world”) and became an example of courage. All African Americans should be proud of her. With regards Supreme Leader Pyongyang
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AJ Bowen
Parks was robbed in 1994. Mike Ilitch (of Little Caesars, Detroit Red Wings, and Detroit Tigers fame) moved her to a better area of Detroit and paid for her lodging until she died. This wasn’t revealed until Mike Ilitch died. Mike Ilitch is what every wealthy man should strive to be.
 
 
 
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Steven Crawford
Would love to see the Clive Caldwell story (Australian Pilot).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
B A.
I was afraid to watch this for fear you wouldn’t do Rosa justice. But this is great 😍❤❤❤
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
pull You In
Good video. Sad we are still going through alot of the same.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serah Olivia
Omg loving the Billie Holiday “strange fruit” reference!
 
 
 
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what the
It must have been pretty significant at the time for someone to photograph the fingerprinting.
 
 
 
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Sean Brazell
Timely subject. Much appreciated.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tyler Haggerty
Would love to see a video on the late Rep. John Lewis!
 
 
 
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Andy Monga
Please do a biography on ruldolf diesel I will really appreciate it
 
 
 
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Charlotte Nottingham
You should do some videos on 20th century American politicians and military figures like Eisenhower, George Marshall, Smedley Butler, Chester Nimitz, McCarthy, Nelson Rockefeller, and Henry Wallace,
 
 
 
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Aeria Aphroditê
Also, can you guys do a video about Mr. & Mrs. Loving? The Lovings vs. Virginia case? I think that’s also great rights video 😊
 
 
 
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Niall Malone
Love your channel Simon and co. How about Irelands favourite Scotsman , James Connolly ?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barbara Ludden
As I have said before, if we don’t teach histories truth we are forced to relive it.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mark Purcell
Truly well said
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paul Condarcuri Jr
Damn good writing and presentation!!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marc Digesu
I didn’t think I was gonna learn a single thing, but here I am 3 minutes in and eating my words.
 
 
 
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MarloSoBalJr Gaming
Crazy to think, all of this took place just only 2-3 generations ago. My father was born in 1955. I’m not the one to hold a grudge but many whites (just saying) failing to understand why we have grudges against them. It literally JUST HAPPENED yesterday. My parents & other kins are alive today who lived through that.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ron J
Learned so many new things … what a wonderful video
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joan Ford
there was also another remarkable woman by the name of Viola Desmond a Canadian black business woman who refused to give in. She was before the time of Rosa Parks, google her and read her story. Her picture now graces the new $10 Canadian bill.
 
 
 
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Brownicus Fut IV
Oh, and I’m sure she’d be so proud of what the next generations have done to her legacy. I bet herself and MLK are just prancing in Heaven.
 
 
 
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SpazzpopMania
I would love to see one on my second cousin Arthur Ashe
 
 
 
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Arcane Cannon
Watching these are entertaining with subtitles on. There’s a warning for the editors to avoid usis a picture of an Australian Satire show host who shares a name with James Blake.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pipe Picasso
Rosa Parks bus is at The Henry Ford museum. To sit on the actual bus where history was changed, is one of the greatest experiences in my life.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serah Olivia
I recommend James Baldwin, Eugene Debbs, and the Black descendants of Thomas Jefferson.
 
 
 
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Jason Garfield Bardy
She had financial troubles until the day she died. Pizza magnate and Detroit sports owner Mike Illitch secretly paid her rent for her apartment in her final years. The day she died, U2 played at the nearby Palace of Auburn Hills, and Bono paid tribute to her during Pride (I was in attendance).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
thefourshowflip
Love the channel!!
 
 
 
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Beth Roesch
Thank you Simon ❤
 
 
 
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JimmJimm1234
Was a brilliant woman 🙂 I’d be a lil curious about a Michael Jackson bio if possible.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Munkee Finkelbeen
It’s kinda funny. Looking at pictures of Rosa Parks, she kinda reminds me of my grandma…after hearing her story, she reminds me of my grandma even more so
zekelyness
If I recall correctly Little Caesar’s founder actually played a part in helping Rosa Parks by paying her rent for years.

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21 jan. 2015


Hi Friends:
As you know, I enjoy sharing inspirational quotes with you, from all kinds of different sources. I had originally planned, this week, to feature quotes from Rosa Parks, and may yet, at a later time.

For now, the quote which comes to mind is something I heard Deepak Chopra say, as part of an introduction, before he conducted an interview with Rosa Parks. He remembered, as a boy, growing up in India, one morning his father burst into the dining room during breakfast, clutching a newspaper. His father’s short, simple statement was something which stayed with him, and I’m sure greatly influenced him: “There’s a new Gandhi! In the United States!” The newspaper carried the story we have all come to know … about quiet strength … resolve … and peaceful demonstration …
I am proud that one of my favorite posts, and still one of the most viewed, is the “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quote Collection” we featured back on January 21, 2013. Here’s a link to that post:
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Our sharing of the book “Martin’s Big Words” (which will be right under the “Quotes” post if you go there) is still our most watched video here on our YouTube Channel.
In researching the Rosa Parks story, as I wanted to do a special lesson at school about Rosa Parks, I read many books, and viewed countless videos. I’d like to share my favorite two of those videos with you today. I also used the moment to teach what a “biography” is. I explained that I love to read biographies because I want to read about great people who have done great things … because it inspires me …encourages me … to try to do great things. I am proud that “my kids” know who Rosa Parks is, and who Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is. What they did … and, why they did it. I think I am just as proud to know that for myself.
The first video is a clip from the movie, “The Rosa Parks Story.” “The Rosa Parks Story” aired on CBS Television on February 24, 2002. Please note this movie is still available for purchase today on Amazon, etc. The script was written by Paris Qualles, and the movie was directed by Julie Dash. Angela Bassett performed a remarkable portrayal of Rosa Parks. You may also recall that Cicely Tyson played Rosa’s mother. This is one of the most dramatic moments I’ve experienced from the screen. I wasn’t sure if I should feature this, “The Arrest Scene,” but I got my answer today. I saw elementary students held, motionless, in awe of what they were watching. They are too young to understand all of the story … but, as the scene developed … I heard children, quietly, gasping … “Get up, Rosa … Rosa, stand up …” Again, all they knew was that they were drawn to this “Rosa Parks,” and, in their innocent, loving way … they didn’t want to see her get into trouble …
In explaining the benefits of a biography, I explained how, when reading (or viewing a biography, as a movie or documentary can also be a biography) we stand in the subject’s shoes, in their place … we find ourselves experiencing what they experienced … we feel what they are feeling … Can you imagine being on that bus … in December, 1955?
Here we are able to “get on that bus” with Rosa Parks, in the “Arrest Scene” from “The Rosa Parks Story”

16 I Am Rosa Parks – Read Along w/ Words on Screen

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16 nov. 2017

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Watch, listen and read aloud to learn about America’s “First Lady of Civil Rights.” Rosa Parks was an extraordinary citizen who changed the world. Written by Brad Meltzer with illustrations by Christopher Eliopoulos. Read Aloud for Children read by Mrs. Clark.

17 The Incredible Story Of Rosa Parks | Civil Rights Movement | Absolute History

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15 aug. 2020

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks rejected the bus driver’s order to give up her seat in the coloured section to a white passenger, after the whites-only section was filled. Parks’ prominence in the community and her willingness to become a controversial figure inspired the black community to boycott the Montgomery buses for over a year, the first major direct action campaign of the post-war civil rights movement.

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18 The hidden life of Rosa Parks – Riché D. Richardson

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13 apr. 2020

Learn about the life of civil rights activist Rosa Parks— her work with the NAACP, bus boycotts, and her lifelong fight against racial inequality.

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Throughout her life, Rosa Parks repeatedly challenged racial violence and the prejudiced systems protecting its perpetrators. Her refusal to move to the back of a segregated bus ignited a boycott that lasted 381 days and helped transform civil rights activism into a national movement. But this work came at an enormous risk— and a personal price. Riché D. Richardson details the life of Rosa Parks.

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19 The real story of Rosa Parks — and why we need to confront myths about black history | David Ikard

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Black history taught in US schools is often watered-down, riddled with inaccuracies and stripped of its context and rich, full-bodied historical figures. Equipped with the real story of Rosa Parks, professor David Ikard highlights how making the realities of race more benign and digestible harms us all — and emphasizes the power and importance of historical accuracy.

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20 De proefrit

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Autoverkoper beleeft hachelijke proefrit. Klant blijkt geen klant, maar een stuntman… Candid uit “Boobytrap” (Veronica)

21 Car Chases Pedestrians Prank

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31 mei 2012

A sexy girl asks random men to help push her car, obviously they all jump at the occasion to look all manly and full of good intentions. Unfortunately, it turns out the woman’s car is some sort of evil bastard child between Herbie and KITT. It’s out there looking to get his revenge on the human kind by driving around and running over all humans.
 
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