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Rosa Parks

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On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat in the colored section of a bus to a white passenger, an iconic symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement.
Today (February 4th) would have been her 101st birthday.

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Original B&W photo.

 

Read more about Rosa Parks, starting here.

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