"Even though her refusal to give up her bus seat sparked a revolution, Rosa Parks was no accidental heroine. She was born to it, and Theoharis ably shows us how and why."
Theoharis (Political Science/Brooklyn Coll.; co-author: Not Working: Latina Immigrants, Low-Wage Jobs, and the Failure of Welfare
, 2006, etc.) has discovered the soul of Rosa Parks (1913–2005), and it's not that of a docile, middle-age seamstress.
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