Rosa Parks

Mary Louise Smith, a plaintiff in the Browder vs. Gayle case that desegregated buses in Montgomery, stands beside the Rosa Parks statue after its unveiling event in downtown Montgomery, Ala., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, the anniversary of her arrest for not giving up her seat on a city bus. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 01, 2019 - 5:27 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A new statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks was dedicated in Alabama’s capital city on Sunday, the 64th anniversary of her historic refusal to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey pulled back a cloth to...
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Rebekah Sager
August 26, 2019 - 11:43 am
( KNX ) - In conjunction with Women's Equality Day, Mattel honors civil rights icon Rosa Parks with a Barbie in her likeness. Known as the mother of the modern civil rights movement, in 1955 Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience by refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Her stance launched...
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