Rosa Parks

TV One is on a roll creating great original content for us and by us! The network recently announced that a new Rosa Parks film is currently in production in Atlanta. Behind the Movement, stars Meta Golding (The Hunger Games), Isaiah Washington (The 100), Loretta Devine (Waiting to Exhale), and Roger Guenveur Smith (American Gangster)and is written by Katrina M. O’Gilvie and directed by Aric Avelino. It centers on the story behind Rosa Parks’ […]

Detroit businessman Mike Ilitch offered to pay Parks' housing for as long as necessary after a 1994 burglary.

This is exactly what we didn’t need on the first day of February.   Today marks the first day of Black History Month and President Donald Trump commemorated the occasion with some rather interesting statements. During a Wednesday morning roundtable discussion flanked by Omarosa Manigault and Ben Carson, Trump mentioned Frederick Douglass, a leading historical figure, saying he […]

The heirs of beloved Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks have recently taken a loss in a Michigan court.

Her reaction to being asked to get up and go to the back was one part of a movement that would continue to this day all across America, and Rosa Parks would spend the 1970’s through ’90s speaking on racial injustice.   Sixty years ago on this day, Rosa Parks refused to give up her […]

  Rosa Parks, the mother of the civil rights movement, could be the face of the nation’s new $20 bill. She’s among the top four…

The “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” Rosa Parks‘ (pictured) memorabilia has been archived at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. and the riveting display can now…

Chicago business owner David C. Nicosia, 55, faces multiple charges after slapping and spitting on Judge Arnette Hubbard, 79, an iconic and still active community…

  *Jesse Jackson has weighed in the “Duck Dynasty” drama, comparing comments made by the show star Phil Robertson to GQ to those made by the Alabama bus driver who demanded that Rosa Parks give up her seat to a white passenger and had her arrested when she didn’t. In Robertson’s statements, which got him […]

  *Good grief! What is wrong with the Republicans? We know they want to attract more African Americans and Latinos to the party but they keep finding ways to screw it up and make the party seem more and more inhospitable to the very people they trying to attract. The latest example came over the […]

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.”…