Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement , whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". Her birthday, February 4, and the day she was arrested, December 1, have both become Rosa Parks Day, commemorated in California and Missouri , and Ohio and Oregon . Wikipedia*

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Rosa Parks has 20 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2005 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 7,094 views per program. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (5), Dorothy I. Height (5), Coretta Scott King (4). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, Civil Rights.

Appearances by Title:c. June 30, 1989 - Present Activist Videos: 20

Recent Appearances

  • Rosa Parks Funeral Service

    Rosa Parks Funeral Service

    Past and present elected officials, Congressional Black Caucus members, civil rights leaders, noted clergy, and other dignitaries…

  • Rosa Parks Lying in Honor

    Rosa Parks Lying in Honor

    For a second day, Ms. Parks was honored as mourners passed by her remains lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Among…

  • Rosa Parks Memorial Service

    Rosa Parks Memorial Service

    Following a period during which Ms. Parks was honored by lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, a memorial service was held to honor her life…

  • Rosa Parks Capitol Arrival

    Rosa Parks Capitol Arrival

    Scenes were shown of Ms. Parks' remains arriving at the U.S Capitol building prior to being left to lie in repose in the…

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