Rosa Parks Statue & Bus Stop

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The statue of Rosa Parks at the Court Square Fountain in Montgomery, Alabama, unveiled on December 1, 2019, commemorates the 64th anniversary of Parks' arrest for refusing to give up her bus seat. Positioned in downtown Montgomery, the statue captures the iconic moment of Parks sitting on a bus seat, symbolizing her courageous act that ignited the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the broader civil rights movement. Serving as a focal point in the city, the statue at Court Square Fountain pays tribute to Parks' pivotal role, symbolizing resilience, courage, and the ongoing pursuit of justice. It stands as a powerful reminder of the historical significance of the civil rights era and its impact on shaping a more inclusive and equitable society.

(Submitted by Anthony Von Plinsky)

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