Senior Films and Discussion

12:45 PM - 3:00 PM Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.

Vincent McCarthy,, 617-349-6220

Film & Discussion

Movie: The Rosa Parks Story 

The incident that propelled the American Civil Rights struggle into the limelight was brought about by a woman who refused to give up her seat to a white woman after a hard day at work. Rosa Parks unwittingly became a national focus for a growing movement, and she bravely faced down an angry city, a racist population and a set of unjust laws to bring about justice. Angela Bassett plays the title role in this meticulously detailed biography of pioneering civil rights activist Rosa McCauley Parks.

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