Rosa Parks’ refusal to move to the back of the bus was part of a larger movement of African American women protesting racism and sexual More
About: Ben Railton
Ben Railton is Professor of English and American Studies at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. He's the author of four books, most recently History and Hope in American Literature: Models of Critical Patriotism; writes the daily AmericanStudier blog; and contributes public scholarly writing and teaching in many settings.
America’s tangled history of immigration laws has affected not only individuals, but also families and entire communities. More