04 Feb '12, 10pm

Black Herstory: Rosa Parks Did Much More than Sit on a Bus | Care2 Causes

Black Herstory: Rosa Parks Did Much More than Sit on a Bus | Care2 Causes

As a Black feminist scholar, every February I find myself troubled by the ways that we simultaneously remember and forget women who look like me. Not that I’m satisfied with the memory of Black women every other month of the year but February–Black History Month –can be especially disappointing. I find myself wanting to rant to anyone within earshot, “Rosa Parks did more than sit on a bus!!!” My urge to scream is rooted in our common cultural practice of remembering Parks only as a demure and delicate old seamstress who sparked the civil rights movement. The common assertion is that Parks’ moment in history began in December 1955 when she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. But we must confront that statement, because each time we confine her memory to that moment we erase part of her admirable character, strategic intellect and indomita...

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