Rosa Parks

Shameik Moore Dragged for Suggesting Rosa Parks Should’ve Taken a Cab

Shameik Moore Dragged for Suggesting Rosa Parks Should've Taken a Cab

Shameik Moore couldn’t make his big breakthrough in Hollywood, so he’s taking the route where he hops on social media and puts his foot in his mouth. The Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse star shared his unsolicited opinion on the George Floyd execution that has the country divided and Minnesota’s police department in flames. “See I have […]

Nicki Minaj Says She Doesn’t Care About Controversy Behind Rosa Park Lyric

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Nicki Minaj shared a snippet of her new single “Yikes” with fans on Monday. Some people didn’t take one of the lyrics in the sneak peek to lightly. The lyrics read, “All you b*tches Rosa Parks. Uh oh, get your a*s up.” Amongst those who disliked the lyric was the late civil rights activists’ nephew, […]

Rosa Parks Memorialized With Statue in Montgomery

Rosa Parks Memorialized With Statue in Montgomery

Rosa Parks is engraved in history for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama. This past weekend marked the 64th anniversary of her life-changing actions and she was honored with a statue. The bronze, life-size figure was unveiled right where Parks’ refusal took place. The first […]

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks Gets Her Own Barbie Doll

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“Taking risks. Changing rules. Paving the way for generations.” That’s what the Barbie brand captioned their Instagram photo showing their new line of “Inspiring Women” dolls. Among the new line of dolls is Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks. Parks became an icon in civil rights history when in 1955 the then 42-year-old refused to give […]

Viola Davis Speaks Truth At The Women’s March To Crowd Of Thousands

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Thousands took to the streets today in the 2018 Women’s March to protest violence, abuse and inequity against women throughout the world. This national campaign, rooted in feminine backlash to Trumpism, gave voice to the “Me Too” and “Times Up” movement.  While many celebrities spoke at the march, Viola Davis took the cake by delivering […]

Money Moves: What Beyonce and Viola Desmond Have In Common

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Forbes just named Beyoncé as one of the highest grossing women in entertainment. We know that Oprah rakes in that scrillah. Nikki Minaj brags about this paper chase she been on and even personalities like Cardi B, Blac Chyna, Amber Rose and everyone of the Kardashians have been able to connect money moves with their […]

Today In Black History: Celebrating Rosa Parks’ Birthday

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On this day in Black History one of the most influential people involved in the Civil Rights Movement was born. Her name was Rosa Parks and her stance against injustice helped spark a movement that helped country make one of its biggest steps towards racial equality. Rosa Louise McCauley was born in Tuskegee, Alabama to […]