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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Rosa Parks Dies At Age 92

Rosa Parks was a Civil Rights Pioneer. I am sure that many people didn't even know that she was still alive.

The seamstress from AL was an active member of the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, was riding on a city bus Dec. 1, 1955, when a white man demanded her seat. Mrs. Parks refused, despite rules requiring blacks to yield their seats to whites.

She was a History Maker.

Read more here.


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