Rosa Parks sits in a Montgomery, Ala., bus. Her refusal to give up her seat to a white man in 1956 sparked a bus boycott by Montgomery blacks, one of the key earlys in the civil rights movement.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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NEW YORK — At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime’s worth of Rosa Parks’ belongings — among them her Presidential Medal of Freedom — sits in a New York warehouse, unseen and unsold.