Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Thank You, Mrs. Parks
Associated Press Photo. "Woman Fingerprinted. "Mrs. Rosa Parks, Negro Seamstress, Whose Refusal to Move to the Back of a Bus Touched Off the Bus Boycott in Montgomery, Alabama." 1956. New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.
And by doing so, she made this country a better place for all of us. We're still far from perfect - but better than we were. And so I must pause in my estuarine ramblings to say a very sincere "Thank you".