Learn more about Rosa Parks in this Democracy Now clip. In her own words!

rosa-king-highlanderRosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called “the first lady of civil rights”, and “the mother of the freedom movement. Watch this short presentation from Democracy Now about one of the most important figures in U.S. history.