Exercise 4

August 18, 2016 8:57 pm Published by

Key Questions: How did Rosa Parks fight for justice in the North?

Examine the section called “The Northern Promised Land that Wasn’t”.

Discussion Questions:

  • What examples of unjust police practices did Rosa Parks encounter in Detroit?
    • How did police treat African Americans differently from whites?
    • To what extent does this happen today?
  • How did Rosa Parks and other black freedom fighters challenge unjust police practices in Detroit?
  • What is a “political prisoner”? Why did Rosa Parks help to fight for them?


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