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Washington (CNN) — 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. We can do no greater honor … than to carry forward her principle of courage born of conviction,” Obama said at a ceremony on Wednesday.

rosaparksstatueFifty-eight years after she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks became the first African-American woman to be honored with a full length statue in National Statuary Hall.The statue shows Parks sitting with her hands folded neatly in her lap, reminiscent of the day of her arrest.


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