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Today was a historic day for Black History and the Civil Rights Movement. Rosa Parks, the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, was commemorated by President Obama. The President unveiled a full length statue of Rosa Parks at Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol, which is featured below: 

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Rosa Parks was also honored earlier this month with the release of her “Rosa Parks Forever Stamp”, which is available at Post Offices nationwide.

rosaparksstampTo order the stamp online,  click here.

The memory of Rosa Parks’ contribution to the Civil Rights Movement lives on.