25 October 2005

… from the New York Times…

The truth, as she later explained, was that she was tired of being humiliated, of having to adapt to the byzantine rules, some codified as law and others passed on as tradition, that reinforced the position of blacks as something less than full human beings.

Thank you Mrs. Rosa for showing us what it is to be a protester. Your quite calm and determination inspired and continues to inspire us. God bless you and may you rest in peace.