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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
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
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
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
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