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Today in American history: Activist Rosa Parks is born in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1913. In 1955, Parks courageously refused to give up her seat on a municipal bus to a white man, defying the discriminatory laws of the time. Her extraordinary dedication to civil rights continues to inspire. Show your commitment to equality for all with the Rosa Parks Forever® stamp. 
Rosa Parks’s name and image used under license with the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development.

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Today in American history: Activist Rosa Parks is born in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1913. In 1955, Parks courageously refused to give up her seat on a municipal bus to a white man, defying the discriminatory laws of the time. Her extraordinary dedication to civil rights continues to inspire. Show your commitment to equality for all with the Rosa Parks Forever® stamp

Rosa Parks’s name and image used under license with the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development.

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A look at photographs from Hassan Hajjaj’s series, “ ’Kesh Angels,” in which he juxtaposes traditional Muslim clothing—hijabs, niqabs, babouches, and abayas—with Moroccan biker culture and famous Western brands: http://nyr.kr/1mT3JrD
Above: “Nikee Rider” (2007). Photograph courtesy Taymour Grahne gallery, New York, and Rose Issa Projects, London.

newyorker:

A look at photographs from Hassan Hajjaj’s series, “ ’Kesh Angels,” in which he juxtaposes traditional Muslim clothing—hijabs, niqabs, babouches, and abayas—with Moroccan biker culture and famous Western brands: http://nyr.kr/1mT3JrD

Above: “Nikee Rider” (2007). Photograph courtesy Taymour Grahne gallery, New York, and Rose Issa Projects, London.

Every day is an opportunity to make your life the way you want it to be. Anything is possible when you work toward it, one day at a time. Skip a day, and you lose momentum. Try to do it all at once and you burn out. Steadily, consistently work, making every day count, and you will reach your goals. Today is a chance to grow - to do a little bit more than you did yesterday, a little bit better, a little bit more effectively. Anyone can do a little more, learn a little more, and grow a little more each day. Soon, with consistent effort, those “little bits” add up to major accomplishments. Is there something you want to change? Today is the day to start changing it.

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