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No innocent parties

...and forces a physical confrontation with a sworn police officer. This is not the 1950s, and this mouthy missy is no Rosa Parks.There was a time when no child would dare cause problems at school ? let alone with police ? out of fear for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-31/no-innocent-parties
Rants & Raves

...Let's be fair to all history. Are we going to remove statues of historical figures such as Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and James Brown? We can't remove events that happen in the past to satisfy everybody. But, we the people ? red...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/rants-raves
US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

...voting: former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, escaped slave and leading abolitionist Harriet Tubman, civil rights icon Rosa Parks and former Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller. More than 230,000 people voted in the first week after the finalists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/us-senator-says-its-time-p
Chair in which Lincoln was shot center stage on anniversary

...later.Museum officials say the chair and car are among the most visited artifacts in the museum, along with the bus Rosa Parks rode in when she refused to give up her seat to a white rider and helped spark the civil rights movement.Next week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-11/chair-which-lincoln-was-shot-center
Thousands could mark anniversary of civil rights clash in Selma

...Freedom Riders seeking to integrate interstate transportation were beaten by a white mob in 1961, a museum commemorating Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott that King led in 1955, and the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, where King...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-24/thousands-could-mark-anniversary-ci
Civil rights museum in Memphis reopens

...campaign.The museum retained its most popular exhibits, such as a replica of the bus in Montgomery, Ala., that Rosa Parks rode, complete with a statue of her and the bus driver. Another mainstay is a replica of a sanitation truck in an exhibit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-05/civil-rights-museum-memphis-reopens
With four pastors on ballot, Augusta might have a prayer

...students by indicating their behavior was an affront to the memories and brave examples of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks," Roberson's letter stated.Myles also made the news in 2006 when she filed a federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-08/four-pastors-ba
Races unite for civil rights

...B. Johnson to bravely seek our freedoms, and to having had Harriet Tubman, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks to champion the causes for our lives and heritage.Finally, it was about five years ago that a group presented to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-04/races-unite-civil-rights
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks remembered for optimism, character

...describing Banks' cheerfulness as a thermostat that "helped control the temperature" of his times. The work of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. was possible because of Banks, Jackson said. "We rode on Ernie's shoulders."Banks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-31/mr-cub-ernie-banks-remem
Jack Nicklaus will receive Congressional Gold Medal

...Nicklaus says he's humbled and honored to be among those who have been awarded the medal. Past recipients include Rosa Parks, Robert Frost, Joe Louis and Neil Armstrong.Nicklaus was born and raised in Ohio near Colum bus. He won a record...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-12-02/jack-nicklaus-will-receive-c