Civil rights pioneer dies -- dailypre...

Civil rights pioneer dies --

There are 3 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Aug 11, 2007, titled Civil rights pioneer dies -- In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

Irene Morgan Kirkaldy, a Gloucester woman whose battle for her bus seat triggered a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling nearly a decade before Rosa Parks' similar struggle sparked outrage, died Friday at her ...

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mike borum

United States

#1 Aug 12, 2007
i am so sorry to hear of ms kirkaldy's passing. her death coupled with the loss of oliver hill are such great losses. it amazes me once again how many african american stories go untold. keep up the good work gerri hollins your efforts should be commended.


#2 Aug 12, 2007
DONT show people lying "in state" on TV. This SHOULD be a private moment for the family -- DONT show dead people in coffins on TV in a CASE like this.
vIEWINGS in state are by no means shameful!--BUT they should be PRIVATE.

Williamsburg, VA

#3 Dec 10, 2008
I seen a dead person in a coffin in a movie, but since we don't have a movie theatre, so people wont see it. anyway, they look like their sleeping. think green - cremation.

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