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Rosa Parks

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Title:Rosa Parks
Date:1955-1956
Description:

The leadership of the Civil Rights movement was largely defined by major figures like Martin Luther King Jr., but behind the scenes were people like Lola Hendricks who helped organize the community and filed lawsuits to end discrimination and segregation. In this interview, Hendricks describes her role in the Civil Rights movement.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 6-12.

A transcript of the Quicktime movie is available.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Interviews | Moving images | Transcripts
Subjects:Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Nixon, Edgar Daniel | Browder, Aurelia S.--Trials, litigation, etc. | Gayle, W. A.--Trials, litigation, etc. | African American women civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | African American women political activists--Alabama--Montgomery | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | Segregation in transportation--Alabama--Montgomery | African Americans--Segregation | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | Segregation--Alabama--Montgomery | Segregation in transportation--Law and legislation | Boycotts--Alabama--Montgomery | Social justice--United States | Montgomery (Ala.)--Race relations | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Women's Political Council (Montgomery, Ala.) | Montgomery Improvement Association | Montgomery (Ala.) | Montgomery County (Ala.)
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Eyes on the Prize (PBS) | Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Libraries. Special Collections | Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation | Rosa Parks
Online Publisher:[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation | 2002/2008
Original Material:

Henry Hampton Collection, Washington University Libraries, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Rights and Usage:

The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

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