Rosa Parks and Tennessee
For Black History Month and in honor of Rosa Parks’ birthday (February 4th!), we take a look at her life, including the importance the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, Tennessee had on her life and activism. Another connection Parks had to Tennessee were the words spoken by then-Senator Frist as she was lying in state in the US Capitol Rotunda.
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"Rosa Parks thought about her grandfather at the door with a shotgun protecting her family from the KKK."
Host Sandra Rice on the history of Rosa Parks whose activism spurred a year-long bus boycott on @Whataboutuspod1 for #BlackHistoryMonth.
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