Fairfax, VA –-(Ammoland.com)- On Wednesday, the Library of Congress made the Rosa Parks Collection available to researchers. The compilation includes 2,500 photos and 7,500 manuscripts pertaining to the civil rights icon.
Among these documents is a short autobiographical piece highlighting some of Parks’ early experiences with armed self-defense.
A February 3 Washington Post article details the “biographical sketch.” According to the Post, Parks explains how her grandfather used a shotgun to protect the family home in Pine Level, Ala., from potential attack by the Ku Klux Klan. …read more