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Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

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Discover the private world of a public hero in "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words." Released on December 15, 2019, this groundbreaking book unveils the personal writings of Rosa Parks, housed at the Library of Congress. For the first time, readers can access her private manuscripts and notes, providing unprecedented insight into her thoughts and struggles. This narrative, ideal for middle-school students, explores the racial injustices that spurred Parks to become an iconic figure in the civil rights movement. Through her own words—scribbled on scraps like drugstore bags and event programs—and supplemented with one hundred photographs, many previously unpublished, the book captures the essence of Parks' courage and her role in fighting racial inequality. Dive into the heart of her story, from vivid descriptions of her arrest to childhood recollections of resisting white supremacy, and witness the power of one woman's voice in shaping American history. This engaging exploration not only educates but also inspires reflection on the ongoing fight for racial justice.
Published by University of Georgia Press on December 15, 2019
96 pages
ISBN: 9780820356921
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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