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Contemporary Examples of rosa
Actually, Rosa Parks refused to move, and kept her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus.How Rock and Roll Killed Jim Crow
October 26, 2014
“The world needs to know about Fannie Lou Hamer, just like they know Dr. King and Rosa Parks,” says Bracey.Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: 'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired'
Lottie L. Joiner
September 2, 2014
In his eulogy for Rosa Parks, Jesse Jackson gave a history lesson to the American people—and to then President George W. Bush.How We Got to Ferguson—a Reading List
August 23, 2014
Two years older than me, Liz was more often in the company of Rosa, who was now almost in high school.
My sisters Rosa and Liz called it “the claw,” lovingly at times, and at other times I was not so sure.
Historical Examples of rosa
Rosa bent suddenly forward, and placed the package in Dilly's lap.
"He took me in," she began, almost apologetically to Rosa, who surveyed her with some haughtiness.
Rosa's color and spirits had returned, at the sight of her tangible ally at the gate.
He had kept Rosa's hand in a convulsive grasp, and he drew her with him into the eye of the world.
But once outside that warm human circuit, Rosa broke loose from him.
noun Monte Rosa (ˈmɒntɪ, Italian ˈmonte)
fem. proper name, from Latin Rosa, literally "rose" (see rose (n.1)).