Saturday, October 29, 2005
'By sitting down, she was really standing up for all Americans'
Rosa Parks to lie in honor at State Capitol
By JIM ABRAMS, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON - In death, Rosa Parks is joining a select few, including presidents and war heroes, accorded a public viewing in the Capitol Rotunda. It's the place where, six years ago, President Clinton and congressional leaders lauded the former seamstress for a simple act of defiance that changed the course of race relations.
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It's time for nation's young to follow Rosa Parks' ideals
By Frank Beckmann/Special to The Detroit News
A time to pay tribute
By Jannelle McGrew/Montgomery Advertiser
WHO WAS ROSA PARKS?