Refusing to be humiliated, the late Rosa Parks became one of the most revered civil rights heroes in the U.S.. To honor her on her 100th birthday on Feb. 4 the U.S. postal service has issued the 'Rosa Parks Forever' stamp.
The Henry Ford Museum has announced it will mark the 100th birthday of the late civil rights hero, Rosa Parks. In 1955 Parks refused to move to the back of a bus because of her skin color, launching a civil rights movement that reverberates to this day.
On Feb. 4, 2012 Rosa Parks, the woman that made America better by sitting on a bus, will have her 99th birthday, posthumously. She became a civil rights heroine Dec. 1, 1955 at the age of 42 and lived another 50 years.