Video: Walking in the footsteps of a U.S. resistance fighter — Rosa Parks

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LatinaLista — On Monday, February 4, 2013, on what would have been her 100th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service released a stamp commemorating the Civil Rights pioneer, Rosa Parks.

While many schoolchildren have learned about the brave act of resistance that Ms. Parks exhibited challenging the racism and discrimination of her day, few have heard her describe it in her own words or who she was beyond that fateful day.

On an edition of Democracy Now!, the show examines Rosa Parks’ life with historian Jeanne Theoharis, author of the new book, “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks.”