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Mighty times : the legacy of Rosa Parks

Author: Robert HoustonRobert HudsonNick La TourE.S. Posthumus (Musical group)Southern Poverty Law Center.All authors
Publisher: Montgomery [Ala.] : Southern Poverty Law Center, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks sparked a revolution by sitting still. Her simple act of defiance against racial segregation on city buses inspired the African American community of Montgomery, Ala., to unite against the segregationists who ran City Hall. Over the course of a year, the Montgomery Bus Boycott would test the endurance of the peaceful protestors, overturn an unjust law, and create a legacy of "mighty  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Rosa Parks; Rosa Parks
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Houston; Robert Hudson; Nick La Tour; E.S. Posthumus (Musical group); Southern Poverty Law Center.; Teaching Tolerance (Project); Tell the Truth Pictures.
OCLC Number: 787840176
Language Note: English; closed-captioned.
Notes: A production of Southern Poverty Law Center and Tell the Truth Pictures.
"Portions of this film were reenacted using vintage camera and film stocks."
Final ten minutes of program consist of credits.
Credits: Director of photography, Geoff George ; editor, Nancy Barber ; music, E.S. Posthumous ; graphics, Chris Roe.
Performer(s): Narrator, Nick la Tour.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format. Stereo hi-fi.
Other Titles: Legacy of Rosa Parks
Responsibility: Southern Poverty Law Center presents a Teaching Tolerance production ; a film by Hudson & Houston ; directed by Bobby Houston ; produced by Robert Hudson.

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On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks sparked a revolution by sitting still. Her simple act of defiance against racial segregation on city buses inspired the African American community of Montgomery, Ala., to unite against the segregationists who ran City Hall. Over the course of a year, the Montgomery Bus Boycott would test the endurance of the peaceful protestors, overturn an unjust law, and create a legacy of "mighty times."

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