Dec 2, 2013 — The Republican National Commission tweeted Saturday about Parks' "bold stand in ending racism," triggering a snark avalanche. While the gaffe was relatively minor, it plays into the damaging narrative about the Republican Party — that it only pays lip service to the notion of increasing its appeal to minority voters.
Feb 27, 2013 — With words of high praise from Republicans and Democrats, the nation's leaders on Wednesday dedicated a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. It now stands in the U.S. Capitol "where many fought to prevent a day like this," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said.
Feb 12, 2013 — The late civil rights icon's statue will join those in the National Statuary Hall Collection. The dedication is set for Feb. 27.
Dec 1, 2010 — Fifty-five years ago today she and others began the Montgomery bus boycott that helped change the nation.