The Intimate Side of Rosa Parks & Author Anita Diamant
An intimate portrait of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. The world knew her as the quiet but courageous activist who challenged Alabama’s Jim Crow laws by refusing to give up a seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white man. But Rosa Parks was also a loving wife and aunt to 13 children born to her brother Sylvester and his wife. Now, niece Sheila McCauley Keys has written Our Auntie Rosa, a gentle memoir of growing up under the tutelage of the civil rights icon. It’s an intimate look at Rosa Parks the devoted family woman who taught her nieces and nephew to stand strong against hatred but also to have forgiving hearts. Keys share stories about her aunt with Bill Nigut.