• Why do we focus on Rosa Parks as a symbol and not as the story?
  • Why is it so hard to prove discrimination, yet easy to show when people don’t fall in line with the social-political structures?
  • What were Black Women’s roles in the Montgomery Bus Boycott?

All these questions and more are discussed with Dr. LaShawn Williams in this second episode of a special Racism 101 mini-series focussing on Black History Month.  Dr. Williams and Miguel discuss Rosa Parks.

If you have any questions for Dr. Williams to answer on the podcast, please fill out the form below or send them to  We encourage our listeners to email us a voice-mail question so we can play it on the podcast. Also, please share this podcast with friends if you find this series helpful.

Dr. LaShawn Williams and Miguel Barker de Valdez


    LaShawn is a mental health professional in Utah, USA. She is a lifelong member of the LDS Church and sees the Gospel as an invitation to live a full and authentic life.

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