Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks (Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Memorabilia To Be Part Of Temporary Collection At Library Of Congress

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

DETROIT, UNITED STATES: (FILES) This file photo dated 28 November, 1999 shows US civil rights icon Rosa Parks waving to the audience before receiving the Congessional Medal of Honor at a ceremony in Detroit.  (credit:  JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Reward Doubles In Rosa Parks Apartment Copper Theft Case

Officials say the civil rights pioneer’s former Alabama home was stripped for copper scrap.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2014

DETROIT, UNITED STATES: (FILES) This file photo dated 28 November, 1999 shows US civil rights icon Rosa Parks waving to the audience before receiving the Congessional Medal of Honor at a ceremony in Detroit.  (credit:  JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Warren Buffett’s Son Buys Rosa Parks Archive

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2014

Rosa Parks (Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Archives Remain Unsold In Warehouse

The memorabilia was taken away from her home city of Detroit and offered up to the highest bidder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

Photo Credit: The Henry Ford

Touring Henry Ford’s Past

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.

06/12/2013

President Barack Obama applauds after unveiling a statue of Rosa Parks during an unveiling in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol

President Obama says civil rights icon Rosa Parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

DETROIT, UNITED STATES: (FILES) This file photo dated 28 November, 1999 shows US civil rights icon Rosa Parks waving to the audience before receiving the Congessional Medal of Honor at a ceremony in Detroit.  (credit:  JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Henry Ford, Post Office To Honor Rosa Parks’ 100th Birthday

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.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2013

Rosa Parks (Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

US Senate Passes Rosa Parks Resolution

The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2012

Rosa Parks (Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Stamp To Honor Rosa Parks To Be Issued In 2013

A U.S. postage stamp honoring Rosa Parks will be unveiled next year, one hundred years after the civil rights icon was born.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2012

Rosa Parks (Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Estate Drama: Judge Sued In His Own Courtroom

Attorney Steven Cohen claims the judge and attorneys are intentionally draining the estate of all its cash through legal fees to force the sale of Parks’ potentially valuable personal effects to pay the debt they created.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/06/2012

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