Who Framed Rosa Parks?: The Media Representation and Legacy of a Civil Rights Icon (online program)

From Natick Historical Society: In the popular narrative, Rosa Parks is a work-weary seamstress whose “tired feet” compelled her to break character and single-handedly launch the modern civil rights movement. For over two decades now, historians have been writing against the conception of Parks as an accidental activist. Still, the symbolic version of Parks persists […]

Talk & multimedia presentation on Boston Marathon traditions & lore

Join author Paul Clerici at Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central St., Natick, on Wed., March 13  at 7 p.m., as he shares stories about the Boston Marathon. He has written extensively on the race in the “Boston Marathon History by the Mile,” “Images of Modern America: The Boston Marathon,” and newly released “Boston Marathon […]