As British journalist and author, Reni Eddo-Lodge, writes, the US civil rights movement too often becomes “the story of the struggle against racism”.
It's great that toy companies are celebrating diverse role models, but children could be taught so much more in their write ups of their stories.
The Australian justice system must do more to acknowledge the colonial system on which it is built, which inherently privileges whiteness.
How far we've really come since two very different individuals took a stand against racism 60 years ago.
Rosa Parks was a hero in the fight against segregation ... but she was just one of many.