Thursday, October 27, 2005


Paying Tribute to Rosa Parks

On Sunday, October 30, Rosa Parks will lie in state in the rotunda of the Lincoln Memorial. That's a fitting tribute for a hero of the Civil Rights movement. There's not just the association with President Lincoln, but the symbolism of the Lincoln Memorial itself: It was the site of Marian Anderson's concert after the DAR denied her the use of their concert hall, and of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. Ms. Parks will also lie in state in Montgomery, Alabama, and Detroit, Michigan. Montgomery

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