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Film - Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to yield her seat to a white passenger on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. This act inspired the Montgomery Bus Boycott, led by a young Martin Luther King, Jr., and began a movement that ended legal segregation in America. William S. Pritzer introduces the 2002 documentary Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks (40 mins.) Presented in partnership with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Event begins at 12:00PM

Presented by: National Archives

Categories: History, Free, Film

Event Venue

The National Archives Building

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
  • Monday, February 4, 2013

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