What You Missed in History: The Radical Rosa Parks

7:00 pm- 8:00 pm in the Community Room, Lower Level

We all know that Rosa Parks was one of the most important figures of the civil rights movement, but for most of us, we were merely taught that she refused to give up her seat on the bus one day because she was “tired.” In her 1992 memoir, however, Rosa Parks set the record straight: “The only tired I was, was tired of giving in,” she wrote. Parks had over a decade of activism under her belt before she made her bus stance, and she’d actively struggle for black freedoms for five decades afterwards. Say Burgin of Dickinson College will enlighten us to the longer, more radical life history of Mrs. Rosa Parks. No registration necessary.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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