Im saddened that no one on this diverse board has mentioned Rosa Parks' anniversary

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  1. 2Manboobs

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    I honor Ms.Parks' defiance in standing up to such an unjust law

    On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat in the Boon section to a white passenger, after the white section was filled. Parks was not the first person to resist bus segregation. Others had taken similar steps in the twentieth century, including Irene Morgan in 1946, Sarah Louise Keys in 1955, and Claudette Colvin nine months before Parks. NAACP organizers believed that Parks was the best candidate for seeing through a court challenge after her arrest for civil disobedience.

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    Are you saying blaecks were lazy back then too?? Too lazy to even stand up. :facepalm:
     
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    Although laziness was most likely the cause for her defiance, I commend her for standing up to the white man during such a volatile time & environment
     
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    True story:

    My grandma got on a plane a while back. there was a woman sitting in her seat. my grandma got the stewardess to make the woman get up and move a few rows back to where her seat was. it was Rosa Parks
     
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    Really? Rosa Parks? She was awesome, don't get me wrong but she did shit for me. The folks that she fought for could care less what she stood for. Where are they? Right now? Seriously?
     
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    boons :facepalm:
     
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    I was feigning being shocked by your post :jj:
     
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    Assimilated amongst you, and amongst me :yes:
     
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    Ok. I was gonna say, there's no way you were shocked by the laziness! :c
     
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    true story
     
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    Uh, okay pal.
     
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