The Story of Rosa Parks and the Women of the Civil Rights Movement

Matriarchs of a movement

Rosa Parks’ daring refusal to stand, Fannie Lou Hamer’s persistent fight for voting rights, Ruby Bridges’ silent protest. These are just a few of the dynamic acts of leadership and courage that led to social change in America, and sparked the flame that ignited a movement for change around the globe. Women have always been at the forefront in the quest for civil rights. This inspiring program brings to light the efforts of those who would lead others to organize, mobilize, and to take action.

Through captivating big screen video images, informative narrative, and rousing musical performances of gospel songs, Negro spirituals, and freedoms songs, this unique program chronicles the life and work of Rosa Parks and those who sacrificed it all for freedom and social justice.


  • LIVE Music
  • Live Narration
  • Video Projections

  • PROGRAM DURATION: 45 minutes
  • PROGRAM MATERIALS: Teaching resources