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Rosa Parks, right, is kissed by Coretta Scott King, as she received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Non-violent Peace Prize in Atlanta, Jan. 14, 1980. Parks, who refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus nearly 25 years ago, is the first woman to win the award. (AP Photo)

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Rosa Parks


On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks sparked a movement that changed Montgomery forever Before Rosa Parks was “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement,” she was a 42-year-old Montgomery, Ala., resident who simply believed the color of[...]


Rosa Parks lived in Abbeville, the oldest colonial settlement - her childhood home is still there -