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Civil rights museum in Memphis reopens

...campaign.The museum retained its most popular exhibits, such as a replica of the bus in Montgomery, Ala., that Rosa Parks rode, complete with a statue of her and the bus driver. Another mainstay is a replica of a sanitation truck in an exhibit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-05/civil-rights-museum-memphis-reopens
With four pastors on ballot, Augusta might have a prayer

...students by indicating their behavior was an affront to the memories and brave examples of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks," Roberson's letter stated.Myles also made the news in 2006 when she filed a federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-08/four-pastors-ba
Races unite for civil rights

...B. Johnson to bravely seek our freedoms, and to having had Harriet Tubman, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks to champion the causes for our lives and heritage.Finally, it was about five years ago that a group presented to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-04/races-unite-civil-rights
The King's speech

...discrimination in the military; a decade since Brown v. Board of Education outlawed school segregation; eight years since Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott; six years since the military-aided integration of Little Rock's Central High; three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-28/kings-speech
Other Augustans won award

...Marian Anderson, Thurgood Marshall, Duke Ellington, Rosa Parks, Paul Robeson, Henry Aaron and Oprah Winfrey.What many...of Education decision, the murder of Emmett Till and Rosa Parks' arrest in the Montgomery bus boycott.(The writer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-08-20/other-augustans-won-awar
Bookworm: 'The King Years'

...a Perfect Storm: in 1954, the Supreme Court made a decision on Brown v. Board of Education at about the same time Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus. As if that wasn't enough to make the time ripe for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-01-10/bookworm-king-years
Civil rights icon to speak at Augusta interfaith event

...Ebenezer Baptist in Atlanta.Lowery, a Paine College graduate, helped lead the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 after Rosa Parks' arrest. He co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with King and served as president and chief executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-01-11/civil-rights-icon-speak-
Growing defiance

...laws they find unconstitutional.Ignoring laws is rarely a good thing. We'd say never ? but we're reminded of Rosa Parks' and other civil rights icons' peaceful defiance of the immoral laws and customs of segregation.An increasing number...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-01-27/growing-defiance
Richmond County teacher reprimanded over fliers containing racial slur

...students by indicating their behavior was an affront to the memories and brave examples of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks," Roberson's letter stated.One handout showed a photo of King being arrested and stated "MLK was a (slur) if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-03-14/richmond-county-teacher-r
Wrong method, right message

...students by indicating their behavior was an affront to the memories and brave examples of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks."Myles probably went overboard, to be sure. For one thing, her handout repeated the word several times. And the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-03-16/wrong-method-right-me