Table of Contents for Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks


Introduction National Honor/Public Mythology: The Passing of Rosa Parks vii
Chapter One "A Life History of Being Rebellious": The Early Years of Rosa McCauley Parks
1(16)
Chapter Two "It Was Very Difficult to Keep Going When All Our Work Seemed to Be in Vain": The Civil Rights Movement before the Bus Boycott
17(29)
Chapter Three "I Had Been Pushed As Far As I Could Stand to Be Pushed": Rosa Parks's Bus Stand
46(26)
Chapter Four "There Lived a Great People": The Montgomery Bus Boycott
72(44)
Chapter Five "It Is Fine to Be a Heroine but the Price Is High": The Suffering of Rosa Parks
116(49)
Chapter Six "The Northern Promised Land That Wasn't": Rosa Parks and the Black Freedom Struggle in Detroit
165(36)
Chapter Seven "Any Move to Show We Are Dissatisfied": Mrs. Parks in the Black Power Era
201(32)
Conclusion "Racism Is Still Alive": Negotiating the Politics of Being a Symbol 233(12)
Acknowledgments 245(3)
Notes 248(48)
Index 296