publication date: Friday, October 17, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)

category: Injustice

clue: Being a mother didn't stop her from being the mother of the civil rights movement.

explanation: Nine months before Rosa Parks, Colvin was arrested for sitting in the whites-only front of the bus, but her subsequent pregnancy dropped her from the civil-rights spotlight. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, and Amy Austin

Do-Over Week VII This goo represented Ida B. Wells in Do-Over Week VII. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.



Similar Goos

Rodney King

Talk about taking an LAPD rod to the knee. Who's the king? Go »

Tay Zonday

While guessing this goo, you move away from the keyboard to breathe in. Go »

Christine Collins

Some children come home different after college or military service. Hers came home different from DeKalb. Go »

Henry Leyvas

Hey carnĂ¡l, just because we like to look sharp, doesn't mean we're killers. Go »

Oscar Grant

He was granted anything but a peaceful ending. Go »

J.R. Salzman

This athlete paid a high price for answering the charge, "Let's roll." Go »