On this day in history (Dec. 1st, 1955), Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in Montgomery, Alabama to a white man, becoming an iconic symbol in the Civil Rights Movement.
On Friday as we mark the 62nd anniversary of Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat, TV One has released the trailer for ‘Behind The Movement.’
Behind the Movement is a fast-paced retelling of how Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat launched the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott. The film will reveal the untold story of how a group of everyday people decided this incident was the right time to take a stand for their civil rights and demand equal treatment.
Behind the Movement features:
- Meta Golding as Rosa Parks
- Roger Guenveur Smith as Raymond Parks
- Loretta Devine as JoAnn Robinson
- Isaiah Washington as E.D. Nixon
- Shaun Clay as Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
- Derek Roberts as Fred Gray
- Keith Bolden as Rev. Ralph Abernathy
Check it out: