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Parks, Rosa 1913-2005

Overview
Works: 489 works in 849 publications in 4 languages and 61,295 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Records and correspondence  Life skills guides  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Short films  Sermons 
Subject Headings: Civil rights workers  Blacks 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Interviewee
Classifications: F334.M753, B
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Most widely held works about Rosa Parks
 
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Most widely held works by Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks : the path to freedom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been only forty years since the fateful day that Mrs. Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus, yet the chain of events that she set in motion has changed the world forever. In honor of this anniversary, Kingberry Productions (which produced The Freedom Train) has compiled a biography of this dynamic but quiet woman, whose demand for her civil rights led to the social changes of the sixties. This documentary contains an overview of the events that took place in Montgomery, Alabama: Mrs. Parks arrest, the bus boycott, and the segregation laws that were finally overturned. It also tells the story of the Rosa Parks that few people know -- the former seamstress whose life continues to be committed to social justice for all people
Working for equality by Fiona Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of three women and their struggles for social justice--Millicent Garrett Fawcett in England, Rosa Parks in the United States, and Winnie Mandela in South Africa
A call to conscience the landmark speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King( Recording )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most famous speeches, with new introductions written and read by a variety of notable persons
We rise : speeches by inspirational black women( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We Rise: Speeches by Inspirational Black Women is a rare compilation of memorable speeches delivered by celebrated African-American women from both past and present. Spanning decades and elucidating the fight for equality, it not only captures important pieces of black history, but reveals the struggle from a female perspective. The live recordings in this captivating collection are preceded by a short biography to introduce each speaker
Secrets of inner power, a profile in courage by Rosa Parks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout this dialogue, you will be inspired, educated and heartened by the optimistic vision of the world that Rosa Parks embodies"--Container
Stories about African American heritage featuring march on!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about African American heritage and history through powerful stories
Quiet strength : the faith, the hope, and the heart of a woman who changed a nation by Rosa Parks( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was not trying to start a movement. She was simply tired of social injustice and did not think a woman should be forced to stand so that a man could sit down. Yet her simple act of courage set in motion a chain of events that changed forever the landscape of American race relations. Now, forty years after her quiet defiance inspired the modern civil rights movement, Mrs. Parks speaks to us all about her life, her passion for freedom and equality, and her strong faith. Quiet Strength celebrates the principles and convictions that have guided Mrs. Parks through a remarkable life. It is a printed record of her legacy - her lasting message to a world still struggling to live in harmony
Rosa Parks : my story by Rosa Parks( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on an Alabama bus in 1955, she sparked the Civil Rights Movement
I am Rosa Parks by Rosa Parks( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black woman whose acts of civil disobedience led to the 1956 Supreme Court order to desegregate buses in Montgomery, Alabama, explains what she did and why
Rosa Parks( Recording )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney Roger interviews Rosa Parks, a black woman, concerning her refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. on Dec. 1, 1955
Commentary of a Black Southern busrider [sic] Rosa Parks ; interviewed by Sidney Rogers by Rosa Parks( Recording )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discussion of her refusal to give up her seat to a white man and the resulting bus-boycott in Montgomery, Alabama."
From the vault subject series( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten episodes comprising of vintage interviews and journalism documenting the struggle for democracy in America. The excerpts include interviews, speeches, readings and narration from James Baldwin, Ossie Davis, Rudy Dee, Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa Parks
Machinery's handbook guide by Amiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CNN contemporary classic speeches II( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation with Rosa Parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Rosa Parks, the Black woman who refused to give up her seat to a white passenger which started a chain of events that eventually led to the end of segregation on public transportation. Includes documentary footage
The Power of African-American women( Recording )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four part program: pt.1. Group members discuss origins of Sweet Honey in the Rock, how members nurture one another, and the meaning of the group name. Candace Francis ; interview by Ginny Berson. Pt.2. Shirley Chisholm on retiring and the deterioration of the quality of life. Speech delivered at Mills College. Pt.3. the life and work of Fannie Lou Hamer, Civil Rights activist, founder of the Freedom Democratic Party and singer. Peggy Bray and Bari Scott. Pt.4. Refusing to give up a seat in 1955: Rosa Parks in her own words, produced by Ginny Berson."
A Tribute to Septima Clark and Rosa Parks, May 1, 1980, Berkeley, California( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther King, Jr., Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks initiative scholars/fellows directory, 1986-1990 by Michigan( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking the walk( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first part in a eighty five part series, exploring the opinions and ideas of some of America's most intriguing figures. This program features four people who took it upon themselves to move from, "talking the talk" to "walking the walk:" Ralph Nader, Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks and I.F. Stone."
Dear Mrs. Parks : a dialogue with today's youth by Rosa Parks( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents correspondence between Rosa Parks and various children in which the "Mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement" answers questions and encourages young people to reach their highest potential
 
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A call to conscience the landmark speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Alternative Names
MacCauley Parks, Rosa Louise 1913-2005

MacCauley, Rosa Louise 1913-2005

McCauley Parks, Rosa Louise 1913-2005

McCauley, Rosa.

McCauley Rosa 1913-2005

McCauley, Rosa Louise.

McCauley, Rosa Louise 1913-2005

Parks, Rosa Lee

Parks, Rosa Lee Louis McCauley 1913-2005

Parks, Rosa Louise.

Parks, Rosa Louise Lee, 1913-2005

Parks, Rosa Louise McCauley 1913-2005

Rosa Parks activiste américaine du mouvement des droits civiques

Rosa Parks African-American civil rights activist

Rosa Parks Amerikaans autobiografe (1913-2005)

Rosa Parks amerykańska działaczka praw człowieka

Rosa Parks attivista statunitense

Rosa Parks US-amerikanische Bürgerrechtlerin

Rosa Parksová

Roza Pārksa

Ρόζα Παρκς

Паркс, Роза

Роза Паркс

Ռոզա Փարքս

רוזה פארקס

رزا پارکس

روزا باركس

روزا پارکس

रोजा पार्क्स

रोझा पार्क्स

ਰੋਜ਼ਾ ਪਾਰਕਸ

றோசா பாக்ஸ்

రోసా పార్క్స్

റോസ പാർക്സ്

로자 파크스

파크스, 로자 1913-2005

파크스, 로자 리 루이즈 맥컬리 1913-2005

ሮዛ ፓርክስ

パークス, ローザ

ローザ・パークス

羅莎·帕克斯

Languages
English (161)

Japanese (10)

Korean (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
We rise : speeches by inspirational black womenSecrets of inner power, a profile in courageQuiet strength : the faith, the hope, and the heart of a woman who changed a nationRosa Parks : my storyI am Rosa ParksMachinery's handbook guideDear Mrs. Parks : a dialogue with today's youth