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December 10, 2015
By Che’mari Kent, Riverside Brookfield
I’m a couple days late but … Dec. 1 marked the 60th year anniversary of the Rosa Parks Bus Boycott. Parks refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus in Montgomery, AL. Her actions led to a widespread bus boycott that became a vehicle for ending Jim Crow laws in the south. Going to Memphis and being able to see the exact seat she sat in and walked on the exact bus she stepped on was mind-blowing!
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