Local author, and actor celebrates Rosa Parks' 107th Birthday; Centennial of *Nineteenth Amendment
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Producer, speaker, and author, Betty Jewell Slater, announces she will enhance her portrayal of Mrs. Rosa Parks, in order to provide a peek inside Parks' more rebellious side. This, as the US celebrates women's voting rights, and Rosa Parks Day.

SAN FRANCISCO - Californer -- Mrs. Parks and other women of color were not included in the initial legislation providing voting rights to women. She worked to gain civil rights and voting rights for black Americans.

Hailed the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, Mrs. Parks would have celebrated her 107th birthday on February 4, 2020. This day is also Rosa Parks Day in some states. Rosa Parks Day promotes equal opportunities, civil rights, and fairness across U.S.communities.

Celebrations include contributions Mrs. Parks made as a member of the Montgomery, Alabama Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She worked with the youth division of the NAACP, teaching them to resist the status quo while maintaining their safety if possible.

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By the time Mrs. Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, city bus on December 1,1955, she was well-equipped for the resistance movement she is credited with initiating.

Pleasanton, California's Museum on Main Street will host Betty Jewell Slater's portrayal of Mrs. Parks on February 4, 2020 as part of their Ed Kinney Speaker series.

Show times are 2pm and 7pm.Contact the Museum to purchase tickets, (if they are not sold out), by calling (925) 462-2766.

This move strengthens Betty's desire to help organizations convey their message in an entertaining and educational way by using monologues of historic women, so their audience will be galvanized to take action and bring awareness to the local communities.

"Mrs. Parks noted, "You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right." Dr. Martin Luther King famously said, "The time is always right to do what is right" says, Betty Jewell Slater.

Booking information is available online at

Or 330-238-8957 / info@bettyjewellslater.com

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