Rosa Parks Honored with New Statue in Montgomery, Alabama

HeadlineDec 02, 2019

In Alabama, civil rights leader Rosa Parks was honored this weekend with a new statue in downtown Montgomery. Sixty-four years ago, on December 1, 1955, Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man and move to the back of the bus. Sunday also marked the second annual Rosa Parks Day in Alabama. The Alabama state Legislature approved the holiday last year.

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