Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

June 1, 2019

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver’s demand to give up her seat in the “colored section” to a white passenger after the whites-only section was filled, inspiring the African American community to boycott Montgomery buses for over a year. It was the first major direct […]