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Rosa Parks

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

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

Attorney: Judge, Lawyers Drained Rosa Parks Estate

An attorney claims a judge and two lawyers involved in a long-running dispute over civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks’ estate conspired to drain the estate’s cash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

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A Black History Month Minute

Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement in our country during the mid-50s to the mid-60s organized bus boycotts, sit-ins and freedom rides.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

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Best Black History Events In Detroit

All of this historical influence makes Detroit a great place to celebrate Black History Month. Check out some of the best events happening this month.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2012

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Mich. High Court Reverses Rosa Parks Estate Ruling

The Michigan Supreme Court has overturned a lower court decision ordering a nonprofit group funded by Rosa Parks’ estate to pay money to her relatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Kids Don’t Know Enough About Civil Rights

American students don’t know much about the civil rights movement, including those in Michigan — the long-time home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011

Mary Marow holds a photo of civil rights activist Rosa Parks outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Parks Essay Appears To Discuss Rape Attempt

An essay written by civil rights activist Rosa Parks is raising the question of whether she was nearly raped by a white neighbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

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