Last Year, Lisa Lucas took over as the Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, a national nonprofit whose mission is bringing books to children. It’s a tough gig for anyone to get, and especially tough for someone so young.
It’s Black History Month here in America and when you think about the folks who put their lives on the line in order to form a more perfect union, you can not help but think about the Godmother of the civil rights movement, Rosa Parks. She came, she sat, she conquered.
But what you might not know is that in 1994, our great American hero was robbed in her home and assaulted, leaving her in great need. Something else you might not know is that this quiet patriot came to her aid in a huge way and never, ever told anyone about it.