Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Getting The Rosa Parks Legacy Right
Thomas Bray writes an interesting column about the passing of Rosa Parks. He says her legacy should be remembered as a civil rights revolution for human liberty, the right to be treated equally before the law, the right to choose one’s own path. In other words, human dignity and not for the victimology popular among latter-day civil rights leaders, who assert that African Americans are still trapped in a racial miasma of poverty, discrimination and de facto segregation.