'Larger than life' civil rights icon ...

'Larger than life' civil rights icon honored with statue in Capitol

There are 1 comment on the CNN story from Feb 27, 2013, titled 'Larger than life' civil rights icon honored with statue in Capitol. In it, CNN reports that:

Had it not been for Rosa Parks and others of her era, President Barack Obama said he wouldn't be unveiling a bronze statue of the civil rights icon in the U.S. Capitol.

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Yan Linhart

Berkeley, CA

#1 Feb 27, 2013
Yes and it is ever so ironic that on this same day, Alabama is in the news for a another reason having to do with Civil Rights: Shelby County will ask the Supreme Court to overturn Section Five of the Voting Rights Act.

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