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  1. As my professor in my Slave History (aka Diplomatic History) class likes to point out, it was a stuggle that started long before Rosa Parks. Not that she doesn’t deserve credit, because she does, but it had been a long hard fight and, unfortunately, there are still more battles to be faught.

    It is amazing what evils supposedly rational enlightened individuals can do isn’t it?

    Comment by Jan — Thursday, December 1, 2005 @ 9:02 am

  2. […] a bus to someone who just happened to be of the more privileged skin color. Recommended: Poliblog’s post this morning. Block where planted: Politics (general) Pro […]

    Pingback by Fruits and Votes » Blog Archive » Remembering the courage of Rosa Parks — Thursday, December 1, 2005 @ 11:21 am

  3. Granted: many watershed events in history had substantial build-up to them. Still, we tend to celebrate that moment in terms of commemoration.

    And who ever said that rationality would lead to a specific moral conclusion? I still think you think that rationality means something different that it does.

    Comment by Dr. Steven Taylor — Thursday, December 1, 2005 @ 3:20 pm

  4. An eternal question

    Dr. Taylor notes the anniversary of Rosa Parks’ courageous stand against racism with this question for the ages:
    So often one looks back and has to ask: what were we thinking? More unfortunately, we often have to ask what some of our fellow citizens …

    Trackback by Arguing with signposts... — Thursday, December 1, 2005 @ 6:03 pm

  5. My trackbacks never seem to work anymore here.

    Comment by bryan — Thursday, December 1, 2005 @ 8:43 pm

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