I think this is great, and well deserved. Regardless of politics.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/ … video.html
Now you will think this is just a silly stick picture but I did it with feeling for what she did a long time ago...
Thanks. I probably shouldn't say this but thinking about Rosa Parks makes me cry a little. The bravery, the achievement, the power of one person daring to make their own statement.
Against all the lies and posturing of our political leaders, and the inane gabblings of celebrities, the vested interests of the media, the stupidity of our teachers - just sometimes a small insignificant human being does something that changes history.
A statue for her? Of course. In what kind of world would she not have one?
+ Beautifully expressed, and love your image of her.
We need more people like Rosa Parks, willing to stand up for what's right.
But I am a teacher, and I don't think there are too many days that I don't consider who I may be teaching, who she or he may be in the future.
A good thing. Problem is we need more in all regards. The Lady quite simply stands for...
Just Say NO!
Seriously, we need a lot more of that in our society.
A Freewoman that defied an unjust law.
May she be an inspirtition to us all.
by mintinfo 5 years ago
Should there be a statue of Rosa Parks in Washington?Was fighting for equal rights 60yrs ago something that deserves recognition today or would time, patience, and having faith in God have yealded the same results?
by theirishobserver. 7 years ago
A 26-year-old Tunisian woman has been fined for wearing a face veil while walking to a mosque in northern Italy, stoking an increasing debate on the integration of Muslim minorities in Europe.Police in the city of Novara, a stronghold of Italy's anti-immigration Northern League, stopped the Muslim...
by TheManWithNoPants 5 years ago
How open are you to a MAJOR change in American politicsIf we want to change washington, we have to change ourselves first. We have to change our expectations. We have to raise them. Washington's results mirror our expectations, and polls show we don't expect much.
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