Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled In Us Capitol

Rosa Parks

More than half a century after she sat defiantly on an Alabama city bus, Rosa Parks has a permanent place in the U.S. Capitol — the first black woman to be honored with a statue there.

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    Dallas, TX (AP) - A bronze statue of Rosa Parks is the latest addition to a plaza in Dallas, Texas named in her honor. The life-sized tribute shows Parks sitting on a bus bench. Parks is known for ...
    06/18/2019 - 12:26 am | View Link
  • Alabama House approves monuments to Helen Keller, Rosa Parks for state Capitol
    Alabama gave the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C., a bronze statue of Helen Keller in 2009. A bronze statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled in the National Statuary Hall in 2013. The bill moves ...
    04/23/2019 - 3:29 pm | View Link
  • Rosa Parks Museum celebrates Civil Rights icon’s 106th birthday
    MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum is celebrating the Civil Rights icon’s birthday! Monday would have been Rosa Parks’s 106th birthday. The museum is offering free admission ...
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  • Rosa Parks statue unveiled at Capitol, complete video of ceremony included
    President Barack Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a full-length statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol Wednesday, paying tribute to a figure whose name became synonymous with ...
    07/25/2018 - 10:46 am | View Link
  • Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at Georgia Tech
    Rosa Parks launched a seminal moment in the civil rights movement through a single act of courage. Her strength motivated many to follow in her footsteps and now her presence, through a new sculpture ...
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