Rosa Parks

Following David Dao’s violent removal from a United Airlines plane, many people have rallied around the victim. In a press conference, Dao’s lawyer Thomas Demetrio, insisted, “Dr. Dao, I believe to his great credit, has come to understand that he is the guy, the guy to stand up for all passengers going forward.”  Demetrio added that […]

Mike Ilitch, the founder of Little Caesar’s Pizza and owner of two major Detroit sports franchises, passed away last Friday at the age of 87. Stories of Ilitch’s generosity surfaced in the wake of his passing, as it was revealed that the owner of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers  quietly paid Rosa Parks’ […]

Mike Ilitch gave us affordable pizza AND paid Rosa Parks rent for 10 years? Believe it! After reading about the 1994 burglary in Park’s home, a Little Caesars Enterprise check was written out to her apartment complex for $2,000. Concerned for her safety, Ilitch promised to pay Park’s rent for as long as she needed. Ilitch […]

Detroit businessman Mike Ilitch offered to pay Parks' housing for as long as necessary after a 1994 burglary.

Today Rosa Parks would’ve been 103 years old. She was born in 1913 and passed away in 2005. Here are 10 things you may not know about Ms. Parks- 1. Parks was not the first African-American woman to be arrested for refusing to yield her seat on a Montgomery bus. 2. Parks was a civil […]

When Clinton's campaign changed her "H" logo on Tuesday to incorporate an image of Rosa Parks in commemoration of the 60 year anniversary of Parks' refusal to move to the back of the bus for a White passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, Twitter downright lost its mind.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now preview the commemoration of the Million Man March and the Justice or Else rally in Washington D.C.

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Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, has been the face of the $20 bill since 1928. 87 years later, a women’s group…

Chicago business owner David C. Nicosia, 55, faces multiple charges after slapping and spitting on Judge Arnette Hubbard, 79, an iconic and still active community…

Next week, President Barack Obama will honor pioneering civil rights activist Rosa Parks (pictured) in an unveiling ceremony of a statue at the U.S. Capitol…

Black History Month is in full effect. Nickelodeon is participating by having stars of their shows recite poetry for influential figures in the Civil Rights Movement. How To Rock star and daughter of Master P, Cymphonique Miller honored Rosa Parks in her video clip. Cymphonique reflects on Parks on how Parks’ refusal to give up […]