Sitting at home. Writing. Phone rings. Detroit call. Late for a family member to call. An emergency? It's my sister.
Rosa Parks died. Turn on CNN, she says.
It's true. Why do we never believe when we first hear?
Start to wonder all the what ifs. What if Rosa Parks hadn't stayed seated?
Rosa Parks came to my kindergarten class, eons ago. Spoke to us four-and-five-year olders. We didn't know the significance as kids. But still... now I know.
The legends and leaders are leaving us. Those who blazed trails. Opened doors. Did the big and small acts to make a difference.