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Trove of papers reveals a Rosa Parks who did much more than sit down

The civil rights icon who kept her seat on the bus was steeped in a struggle against injustice from childhood.

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Trove of papers reveals a Rosa Parks who did much more than sit down

Artifacts show a Rosa Parks steeped in freedom struggle from childhood - The Washington Post

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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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