Rosa Parks Buddhist?

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Rosa Parks Buddhist?

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:27 am

Today the U.S. Postal Service honored Rosa Parks with a commemorative stamp. She was a great hero of mine and to the civil rights movement. I heard Douglas Brinkley on MSNBC today say that she was always devoted to nonviolence and in her later years she became a Buddhist. I did not know that and tried googling it but couldn't find anything.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/post ... p-18399445

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University and is pretty smart so I am sure it is true, but does anyone know the source or have a link to where she became a Buddhist?
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Re: Rosa Parks Buddhist?

Postby Jikan » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:14 am

Here's a picture of her with Ikeda at an SGI event.

http://www.sgiquarterly.org/feature2012Jly-5.html
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Re: Rosa Parks Buddhist?

Postby Sara H » Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:03 am

I didn't know that either, but that's pretty neat.
Thank you for posting this.

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IT IS OUR CHOICE
We can stand in our shadow, and wallow in the darkness,
OR
We can turn around.
It is OUR choice." -Rev. Basil

" ...out of fear, even the good harm one another. " -Rev. Dazui MacPhillamy
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