Negro Women in Freedom's Battles, No. 4, 1967
Augusta Strong was a veteran of the Southern Negro Youth Congress and founding member of Freedomways.
Where is tomorrow born? How does the future start? On a winter working
day. In a Negro womans' heart. . . .
The day was December 1, 1955, when Rosa Parks, a working woman, took a seat on a bus in Montgomery and refused the driver's request to move to the back and give her seat to a white passenger. . . .
No one could have realized they were sharing in a momentous event. The handful in the bus were privileged to witness the opening of a new epoch which would see the revolutionary awakening of the long-oppressed Blacks of the United States. Mrs. Parks was taken off the bus and jailed. By that night a committee of women were protesting the arrest, calling upon local leaders for action. Three days