On Rosa Parks' birthday, America stil...

On Rosa Parks' birthday, America still feels her worth

There are 22 comments on the USA Today story from Feb 3, 2013, titled On Rosa Parks' birthday, America still feels her worth. In it, USA Today reports that:

Rosa Parks' centennial birthday draws fresh attention to the black woman who, in the midst of Jim Crow segregation in Montgomery, Ala., refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man.

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Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

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#1 Feb 3, 2013
Alabama was stronghold for democrats from 1868 up until and after the time of Rosa Parks. Ain't that something?
gossamer

Roseville, MI

#3 Feb 3, 2013
Feel her worth.

September 03, 1994 A man accused of breaking into civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks' house did not know she lived there, but recognized her once inside, police said Friday.

"He said:'Aren't you Rosa Parks?' She said,'Yeah,' and he went ahead and robbed her anyway," Detroit Police Investigator Daniel Budz said.

http://articles.latimes.com/1994-09-03/news/m...

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#4 Feb 3, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
Alabama was stronghold for democrats from 1868 up until and after the time of Rosa Parks. Ain't that something?
Yes, that was when the democrat party starting introducing civil rights into its platform and they all started turning to the republican party which still allowed them to practice their racism and bigotry...

history is fun!

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#5 Feb 3, 2013
an interesting part of this story is that Rosa Parks was not the first to refuse to give up her seat. not bya long shot.

she was the most marketable to do so by the civil rights movement. previously, some men had done hte same, but they would have been seen as headstrong blackmen (read: uppity ____). then a young lady did the same just before Parks, but she was an unwed mother, and that wouldn't play well in the public eye. then Rosa parks came along...a marketers dream...

Sol

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#8 Feb 3, 2013
America still feels her worth
To offer a correction: "[some of] America still feels her worth". I know I don't.

“Happiness comes through giving”

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#9 Feb 3, 2013
Sol wrote:
<quoted text>To offer a correction: "[some of] America still feels her worth". I know I don't.
Two points, Sol:

1-Rosa Parks is a true American hero.
2-Gofuckyourself.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#10 Feb 3, 2013
Sol wrote:
<quoted text>To offer a correction: "[some of] America still feels her worth". I know I don't.
has any other US citizen ever felt your worth for anything you have ever done? ever?

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#11 Feb 3, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Two points, Sol:
1-Rosa Parks is a true American hero.
2-Gofuckyourself.
still pretending people listen to you, huh, larry?

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#12 Feb 3, 2013
carey529 wrote:
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still pretending people listen to you, huh, larry?
Mmm? I thought I heard something.
Ninthman

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#13 Feb 3, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, that was when the democrat party starting introducing civil rights into its platform and they all started turning to the republican party which still allowed them to practice their racism and bigotry...
history is fun!
Wow. I didn't know someone could be so stupid.
Amazing. Wanna buy a bridge?
Ninthman

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#14 Feb 3, 2013
Alabama was stronghold for democrats from 1868 up until and after the time of Rosa Parks. Ain't that something?
Ninthman

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#15 Feb 3, 2013
The law that Rosa Parks broke, was a law made by and enforced by the democrats of Alabama. Ain't that somethin'?.
Ninthman

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#16 Feb 3, 2013
Alabama was stronghold for democrats from 1868 up until and after the time of Rosa Parks. Ain't that something?
The law that Rosa Parks broke, was a law made by and enforced by the democrats of Alabama. Ain't that something?
gossamer

Roseville, MI

#17 Feb 3, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Two points, Sol:
1-Rosa Parks is a true American hero.
2-Gofuckyourself.
Rosa Parks is a true African hero.

Leave America out of it. Blacks do everything else. They want it to be only black....NAACP, African beauty pagent, Black Music Awards, BET, Martin Luther King Jr Birthday, Black history month and on and on.

Most could care less.
Halito

Winnemucca, NV

#18 Feb 3, 2013
Was she tryin to get back to Bussa?

Since: Mar 11

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#19 Feb 3, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
<quoted text>Wow. I didn't know someone could be so stupid.
Amazing. Wanna buy a bridge?
Facts are fun...so is your country's history...why don't you care enough to know it? a good citizen would.
Ninthman

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#20 Feb 3, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Facts are fun...so is your country's history...why don't you care enough to know it? a good citizen would.
It was Bull Connor, a member of the Democrat National Committee, who turned the hoses on the marchers in Birmingham, and it was the Republicans who made up the majority that passed the 1964 Civil Rights Act, over the filibuster of such Democrat paragons as William Fulbright and Al Gore Sr.- and Grand Kleagle Byrd.
Ninthman

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#21 Feb 3, 2013
Democrats are gullible schmucks.
Ninthman

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#22 Feb 3, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Facts are fun...so is your country's history...why don't you care enough to know it? a good citizen would.
It was Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Democrat, who founded the Ku Klux Klan.
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Cool huh?
gossamer

Roseville, MI

#24 Feb 3, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Facts are fun...so is your country's history...why don't you care enough to know it? a good citizen would.
Want some history? I'll give you some history. Are they going to mention in that black history how a group of people took a once great city and tore it to a living hell without using a single bomb? How people are afraid to go into that city. Are they going to write their history to reflect that?

Hey good citizen go visit Detroit and come back and tell me about it.

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