Remembering the Real Rosa For Her Birthday

It was Rosa Parks' birthday yesterday and I was reminded of how frustrating the lesson you get on her in grade school is. The story that she was an old lady that just then and there decided to not get up from her bus seat because she was exhausted from work. She comments on this in her autobiography, Rosa Parks: My… » 2/05/14 8:55pm 2/05/14 8:55pm

Band of Homeless Men Stop a Creep from Sexually Assaulting a…

Public transit can be a terrifying place sometimes, especially when something awful is happening in front of a bus, train, or trolley full of people too busy trying to avoid making eye contact to leap into action. It's a good thing, then, that five disabled homeless men didn't have any such confrontational qualms… » 9/21/12 11:10am 9/21/12 11:10am