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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (MP3 CD)

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2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work - Biography/Auto Biography

2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians

Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013

The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the Civil Rights Movement.

Presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks as the quiet seamstress who, with a single act, birthed the modern Civil Rights Movement, Theoharis provides a revealing window into Parks' politics and years of activism. She shows listeners how this civil rights movement radical sought - for more than a half a century - to expose and eradicate the American racial-caste system in jobs, schools, public services, and criminal justice.

Cover photo: Rosa Parks on the courthouse steps, Montgomery, Alabama, 1955. Courtesy of AP.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781531817169
ISBN-10: 1531817165
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: August 30th, 2016
Language: English

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(Middle Grade, Ages 8+) - reviewed by Isabel