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Rev. Jesse Jackson chimes in on Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson

In light of the recent controversy surrounding comments made by Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson, the Reverend Jesse Jackson has demanded a meeting with A&E executives adding that the star of their hit show is "more offensive" than Rosa Parks' bus driver.

Civil rights hero Rosa Parks honored with stamp on 100th birthday

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.

Henry Ford Museum to host Rosa Parks 100th birthday celebration

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.

Civil rights hero Rosa Parks born 99 years ago as of Feb. 4, 2012

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.
 

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The  Rosa Parks Forever  stamp issued on her 100th birthday  Feb. 4  2013  to honor the late civil r...
The 'Rosa Parks Forever' stamp issued on her 100th birthday, Feb. 4, 2013, to honor the late civil rights hero.
Courtesy U.S. Postal Services
President Barack Obama sits on the famed Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum following an event ...
President Barack Obama sits on the famed Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum following an event in Dearborn, Mich.
White House photo by Pete Souza
The U.S. Congress called Rosa Parks the mother of the U.S. Civil Rights movement.
The U.S. Congress called Rosa Parks the mother of the U.S. Civil Rights movement.
Photo courtesy Mattllemmon