"Miss Ethel Cody, My dearest one will write you a few lines as I have got the blues tonight . I have been studying all evening about you wondering if you were just joking about sending me that letter when I was up there I didn’t get it Saturday.."
Today in American history: Activist Rosa Parks is born in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1913. In 1955, Parks courageously refused to give up her seat on a municipal bus to a white man, defying the discriminatory laws of the time. Her extraordinary dedication to civil rights continues to inspire. Show your commitment to equality for all with the Rosa Parks Forever® stamp.
Rosa Parks’s name and image used under license with the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development.