SEE: Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled In Montgomery, Commemorating 64th Anniversary Of Bus Arrest
On the 64th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, we honor Rosa Parks by dedicating this statue in her name. I hope its presence will remind us of the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement & ensure that future generations will be better & do better. #AL200 #AL200Countdown pic.twitter.com/KU65BiI5Vv— Governor Kay Ivey (@GovernorKayIvey) December 1, 2019
Civil rights icon Rosa Parks was honored with a commemorative statue in Montgomery, Alabama, on Sunday, marking the 64th anniversary of her refusal to give up her seat to a white patron on a segregated local bus route. Source: MadameNoire
According to CNN, CNN the statue stands 30 feet away from where she was believed to refuse her seat.
WATCH: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey helps unveil the memorial statue of Rosa Parks just 30 feet from where the civil rights hero is believed to have sparked the Montgomery #BusBoycott pic.twitter.com/rnmIBZRufz— Bloomberg TicToc (@TicToc) December 1, 2019