This image is a thought-piece reminding me of Rosa Parks as a symbol of so many women who rode stoically when transportation was segregated. The idea of it being legal to make women stand when seats were empty or give up one’s seat to a man or child was intended to strip people of their dignity
The red attire, particularly her hat, indicates that try as one might, there was still pride left. This image was created as digital art on the iPAD. While it is small, there is power in the composition. The cool colors suggested in the reflection indicate the reminder of the King theory of non-violence to bring about justice.
- Women Series – Rosa Parks (leartisteboots.wordpress.com)
- Rosa Parks was about more than a bus, and a seat (tv.msnbc.com)