Post Tagged with: "Rosa Parks"

A Greyhound Driver Kicked A Black Woman Off The Bus For Refusing To Move To The Back

A Greyhound Driver Kicked A Black Woman Off The Bus For Refusing To Move To The Back

This woman is being compared to a modern-day Rosa Parks — and with good reason.

by John Prager· · News
Trump, Rubio and Cruz Want Rosa Parks On The Ten Dollar Bill, But This Fun Fact Might Change Their Minds

Trump, Rubio and Cruz Want Rosa Parks On The Ten Dollar Bill, But This Fun Fact Might Change Their Minds

If your supply of popcorn and brown liquor made it to the third hour of the GOP debate, you’re one of the lucky ones because the best thing ever happened during one of the last questions.

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Kim Davis Now Being Compared To Abraham Lincoln In Defying SCOTUS Marriage Decision

These ridiculous comparisons of Kim Davis to people who actually fought for causes the right way need to stop.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
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Another Fake Christian Compares Kim Davis To Civil Rights Leaders Like Martin Luther King, Jr.

Can we stop with these insulting and wholly inaccurate comparisons now?

by Rika Christensen· · News
Conservatives Are Spreading LIE That MLK Opposed Planned Parenthood. They’re Dead Wrong. (AUDIO)

Conservatives Are Spreading LIE That MLK Opposed Planned Parenthood. They’re Dead Wrong. (AUDIO)

Time for a little history lesson.

by Shannon Barber· · News
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Bye Bye, Andrew Jackson: Which Of These Four Women Should Go On Our $20 Bill? (VIDEO)

Which of these four women do you want to see on our $20 bill? And what’s wrong with good ol’ Andrew Jackson?

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Right Wing Nut Bob Ellis Wants An Anti-Gay Rosa Parks, MLK

Right wing nut and rabid homophobe Bob Ellis has taken his hate to a new low by linking Rosa Parks and MLK to his hateful, homophobic agenda.

by Shannon Barber· · Current Issues, News
Fifty Shades Of Female Empowerment — Women From Throughout History (IMAGES)

Fifty Shades Of Female Empowerment — Women From Throughout History (IMAGES)

Let’s take a look at 50 inspirational women from throughout history who should be admired for their brilliance, talent, athleticism, knowledge, and ability to lead.

by Sarah· · News
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Republican National Committee Declares End Of Racism On Rosa Parks Day (IMAGE)

On the 58th anniversary of Rosa Parks refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person, the GOP has declared that racism is over in America.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
The 1950s are calling their bus driver back... because nothing says 'Welcome to our city' quite like forcing a gay couple to the back of the bus. Image of Roy McCoy and Chris Bowers  @ TowleRoad

New Mexico Bus Driver Tells Gay Couple To Sit At The Back Of The Bus

The 1950s are calling their bus driver back… because nothing says ‘Welcome to our city’ quite like forcing a gay couple to the back of the bus.

by Shannon Argueta· · News
Scalia Shocks By Calling Voting Rights Act ‘Racial Entitlement’ In Court

Scalia Shocks By Calling Voting Rights Act ‘Racial Entitlement’ In Court

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia shocked listeners during Wednesday’s hearing on the Voting Rights Act when he called the law a ‘perpetuation of racial entitlement.’

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Gun Nuts Comparing AR-15s To Rosa Parks – Gun Movement To Martin Luther King, Jr. (MEME)

Gun Nuts Comparing AR-15s To Rosa Parks – Gun Movement To Martin Luther King, Jr. (MEME)

The legacies of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. are not gun nuts’ for the taking. Their lives stood for change through unarmed peace.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Virginia Rep. Who Voted Against Gay Judge Says ‘Sodomy Is Not A Civil Right’ (VIDEO)

Virginia Rep. Who Voted Against Gay Judge Says ‘Sodomy Is Not A Civil Right’ (VIDEO)

‘Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks never took an oath of office that they broke. Sodomy is not a civil right.’

by Kimberley Johnson· · News