Celebrating Community:

A Tribute to Black Fraternal, Social and Civic Institutions



Rosa Parks Bibliography:

A Tribute in conjunction with the 2006 Celebration of Community.

All books with call numbers are owned by ODU Libraries and may be checked out by ODU students, faculty, and staff. Those books listed without call numbers can be obtained through Interlibrary Loan.


Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem. Black profiles in courage: A legacy of African American achievement. NY: William Morrow & Company, 1996.

Brinkley, Douglas. Rosa Parks. NY: Viking, 2000. F334.M753 P373 2000

Dove, Rita. On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems. NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. PS3554.O884 O52 1999

Gray, Fred D. Bus ride to justice: Changing the system by the system: The life and works of Fred D. Gray, preacher, attorney, politician. AL: Black Belt Press, 1995.

Hughes-Wright, Roberta. The Birth of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. MI: Charro Press, 1991.

Kohl, Herbert. She Would Not Be Moved: How We Tell the Story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. NY: New Press, 2005. F334.M753 P375 2005

Marable, Manning and Leith Mullings, eds. Let nobody turn us around: Voices of resistance, reform, and renewal: an African American anthology. MI: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000. E184.6 .L48 2000

Parks, Rosa. Quiet Strength: the faith, the hope, and the heart of a woman who changed a nation. MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1994. F334.M79P37 1994

Parks, Rosa. Rosa Parks: My story. NY: Dial Books, 1992. F334.M753 P37 1992

Parks, Rosa. "Tired of Giving In": The Launching of the Montgomery Bus Boycott," in Sisters in the Struggle: African American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement edited by Bettye Collier-Thomas and V.P. Franklin, NY: New York University Press, 2001. E185.61 .S615 2001

Rovetch, Emily, ed. "Rosa Parks," in Like It Is: Arthur E. Thomas Interviews Leaders on Black America. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1981. E185.96.T46 1981

Winters, Paul A. The Civil Rights Movement. CA: Greenhaven Press, 2000.

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