Hail and farewell to ROSA PARKS 1913-2005

Chappell, Kevin
January 2006
Ebony;Jan2006, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p138
The article reports on the funeral ceremony for the late Rosa Parks, the woman hailed as the mother of the civil rights movement in the U.S. It presents the remarks given by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Reverend Al Sharpton and U.S. Senator Barack Obama. A description of the performances given by mezzo-soprano Brenda Jackson and singer Aretha Franklin is given. It discusses the funeral procession held for Parks.


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