Two years after her action led black people to boycott Montgomery buses, Parks and her husband, Raymond, moved to Detroit.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Hundreds of items from the civil rights figure Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years.
Officials say the civil rights pioneer’s former Alabama home was stripped for copper scrap.
A years-long legal fight between Parks’ heirs and her friends led to the memorabilia being removed from her Detroit home and offered up to the highest bidder.
The memorabilia was taken away from her home city of Detroit and offered up to the highest bidder.
Richard Snow worked at American Heritage for nearly forty years, the last 18 of them as editor-in-chief. He has written several books, the most recent being I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford.
President Obama says civil rights icon Rosa Parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of U.S. history.
The Henry Ford in Dearborn is set to welcome visitors to a daylong event Monday featuring remarks from civil rights leader Julian Bond, Parks biographer Douglas Brinkley and others, as well as live music and presentations.
The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks