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Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: The Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott desegregated public transportation
Sunday, 15 Jan 2017 - In his 1974 book, “The Glory and the Dream," historian William Manchester writes: "It was an old southern custom for Negroes to surrender their seats to whites. It was also against the law for anyone to disobey a bus driver’s instructions. Mrs. Parks thought about it for a moment and then said she wouldn’t move."
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 - This is Great Barrington’s third rescue involving an injured hiker on Monument Mountain this month.
Monday, 30 May 2016 - An Edgecast video report on the May 7 march against General Electric's proposal to create a toxic PCB waste dump in the village of Housatonic, along the banks of the Housatonic River at Rising Pond.
Sunday, 29 May 2016 - Of his dance choreographed for Memorial Day (click on the video in this item) , Leif Steinert of Stockbridge writes: "I think what I have achieved here is truly ridiculous."
Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 - She loved her Iredale company family watching their comings and goings from her window, usually with a cup of tea in her hand, her cat Charley by her side.
Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 - While photographer Michael Kalish was taking photographs of the circus Friday evening, the Zoppe Family Circus crew invited him to travel with them. He is still pondering the invitation.
Friday, 19 Jun 2015 - By this babbling Berkshire brook/ideas would flow with heavenly Grace/pen to paper for eternity. Weep not angels for we listened to James.
Monday, 27 Oct 2014 - He was recently honored by Fairview Hospital and was an integral part of the building of Priscilla's House at Construct.
Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 - Nola was one of several senior citizens recognized by Gov. Deval L. Patrick for her life-long commitment to the African-American community in the Berkshires.
Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 - Her iron will and strength of character were traits well admired by all who knew her. With her quick wit and a twinkle in her eye, one couldn't help but be charmed by a woman who overcame so much in her long life against very big odds.
Friday, 10 Oct 2014 - At Albany Law, he created a scholarship fund for Law Review students, which has provided financial support for 126 students to date. David was a revered mentor to scores of students and lawyers, as well as family members and friends.
Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 - Marion’s funeral will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal, Main Street, Sheffield with The Rev. Annie Ryder presiding.