8th of March International Women's Day. Rosa Parks.
💮Remarkable Women. 8th of march international women's day.
Rosa Parks Known as the ‘mother of the #civilrights movement’, American history remembers Rosa Parks as the brave freedom fighter who refused to give up her seat on a bus, an act of rebellion that helped trigger the end of #segregation. Few people, by comparison, are aware of the other main focus of her activism: tackling the relentless sexual and domestic violence experienced by black women. Working as an investigator for the NAACP, Rosa collected stories from the female black community and organised national media opportunities, urging #blackwomen to speak out about their #struggles. Her work also extended to the protection of rights for #female prisoners. . . . .
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