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US Civil Rights Pioneer Honored With Capitol Hill Statuei
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February 28, 2013 12:25 AM
A civil rights pioneer, and her groundbreaking action, were remembered by President Obama and lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. They honored the late Rosa Parks with a full-sized statue of her in the Capitol Building. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the story.

US Civil Rights Pioneer Honored With Capitol Hill Statue

Published February 27, 2013

A civil rights pioneer, and her groundbreaking action, were remembered by President Obama and lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. They honored the late Rosa Parks with a full-sized statue of her in the Capitol Building. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the story.


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