Tag: rosa parks

Remembering Rosa Parks

The commemorations this week of the arrest of Mrs Rosa Parks on 1st December 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, remind us that historians often seem to be obsessed with remembering “great” people or “key” moments in History. For many […]

  American 4 December 2015  

The ‘Rebellious’ Life of Mrs Rosa Parks

Doing history is often a process of digging beneath the surface, of uncovering stories, people and events that have been hidden from view to give a better understanding of the past. It also often involves challenging simplistic interpretations […]

  American 30 January 2015