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Exhibition Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

Rosa Parks practicing yoga at an event, n.d. Photograph. Visual Materials from the Rosa Parks Papers, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (056.00.00)
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Rosa Parks. Notes on yoga, January 8, 1981. Autograph notes. Rosa Parks Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (057.00.00)
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Rosa Practicing Yoga

Rosa Parks had an interest in Buddhism. In her senior years she took yoga classes and added Buddhist meditation to her prayers. She also became a vegetarian and consulted a naturopathic doctor to improve her health.

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