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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
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
Rosa Parks quietly leaving her mark on society

...group. A review of 91-year-old Rosa Parks' life reveals a complex woman living...jailed, and possibly even lynched. Rosa Parks' simple act of courage spawned a...to Parks, though it is titled "Rosa Parks" and its chorus goes, "Ah, ha...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/05/nat_436385.shtml
National
Settlement announced in Rosa Parks-OutKast case

DETROIT - Rosa Parks and Atlanta rap duo OutKast have settled...today's youth about the significant role Rosa Parks played in making America a better place...towards teaching a new generation about Rosa Parks and her accomplishments, and we appreciate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/16/mus_450445.shtml
Music
Book treats heroine as mere symbol

...biography of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks is the work of a skilled writer...biography should do. The story of Rosa Parks' 1955 stand against the Montgomery...remains largely in shadow. Readers of Rosa Parks might expect that some light would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/16/liv_292651.shtml
Life & style
Appeals court reinstates part of Parks' lawsuit against rap group

...lawsuit brought by civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks against a rap group she accuses of...OutKast's use of her name in "Rosa Parks," one of 15 songs on the Atlanta-based...questionable" as to whether the title "Rosa Parks" has any artistic relevance to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/13/mus_372467.shtml
Music
Civil War tourism gives way to civil rights tourism in Alabama

...Jefferson Davis Avenue crosses Rosa Parks Avenue, creating an appropriate...boycott stemmed from the arrest of Rosa Parks, a black seamstress who refused...University at Montgomery has opened the Rosa Parks Museum at the spot where Parks was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/01/liv_403018.shtml
Life & style
Family briefs

...The Bus Ride' NEW YORK - Many people were touched by Rosa Parks' life and death but their feelings might be hard to...The Bus Ride That Changed History: The Story of Rosa Parks" (Houghton Mifflin) aims to explain Parks' place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/11/liv_21585.shtml
Life & style
Activist, friend of Parks dies

...Ala. --- Johnnie Carr, who joined childhood friend Rosa Parks in the historic Montgomery bus boycott and became a prominent...major icons of the civil rights movement: Dr. King, Rosa Parks and Johnnie Carr," said Morris Dees, a co-founder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/24/met_188557.shtml
Metro
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