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Real heroines reimagined as Disney Princesses

Artist puts Disney Princess filter on ten real life female role models.
posted by Lush on Nov 3, 2013 - 79 comments

"Your two o'clock appointment is here, and he's black."

Fifty years ago, another bus-centric race dispute took place. Despite "Just 12 miles away in Bath, black crews were working on buses. London Transport recruitment officers had travelled to Barbados specifically to invite workers to come to the capital" ...non-whites found it impossible to obtain employment working on buses in Bristol, England. [more inside]
posted by Wordshore on Aug 27, 2013 - 11 comments

"I'm Rosa Parks, my story marks, the first step towards civil rights..."

Horrible Histories tells the story of Rosa Parks in song. [more inside]
posted by feelinglistless on May 31, 2013 - 9 comments

Another Role for Buses in Civil Rights History

Worcy Crawford ran the only bus company that would transport colored passengers in pre-Civil Rights Act Birmingham. Mr. Crawford recently passed away and now the buses sit in disrepair.
posted by reenum on Mar 21, 2011 - 3 comments

This Cake Will Be Et

Caldwell Tanner has struck upon an intriguing way to learn about history.
posted by Evilspork on Sep 25, 2010 - 12 comments

by sitting she stood up.

Rosa Parks, RIP
posted by amberglow on Oct 24, 2005 - 194 comments

Is Jesse ever happy?

Is Jesse ever happy? You'd think he'd be happy with the #1 movie in the country for 2 weeks straight being a movie that is cast totally with black people. But nope, he's not. He's upset because there was a goof on Rosa Parks and MLK Jr. Wasn't this just a movie?
posted by the_0ne on Sep 24, 2002 - 83 comments

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