Rosa Parks Tribute

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A Statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled in Montgomery, Alabama’s state capital, on the 64th anniversary of her historic refusal to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. The memorial to the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” is just 30 feet from where the civil rights activists was believed to have sparked the boycott.

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Parks went on to equality her whole life by investigating rape cases, and led a national campaign against sexual assualt on black women.

The life-size statue is located in downtown Montgomery.

Parks was 92 years old when she passed in 2005.


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