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Rosa Parks Centennial Commemoration

Rosa Parks and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rosa Parks and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dearborn, Michigan
Saturday, April 6, 2013

Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks is remembered on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Her arrest in December 1955 for refusing to relinquish her bus seat to a white man led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Alabama -- which, in turn, led to the creation of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the national emergence of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Updated: Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 10:47am (ET)

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