Rosa Parks

  • Rosa Parks archives remain unsold in warehouse

    4/10/14 6:39 AM

    The belongings of civil rights icon Rosa Parks, including her Presidential Medal of Freedom, remain warehoused in New York as part of a years-long legal fight between Parks' heirs and her friends over her will.

  • Rosa Parks statue unveiled at Capitol

    2/27/13 6:03 PM Comment

    Rosa Parks becomes the first black woman to be honored with a full-length statue in the Capitol's Statuary Hall. A bust of another black woman, abolitionist Sojourner Truth, sits in the Capitol Visitors Center.