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Rosa Parks, civil rights icon, dead at 92

With act of diginity, a movement began

By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / October 25, 2005

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Rosa Parks, the Alabama seamstress whose soft-spoken refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man triggered the Montgomery bus boycott, the first great mass action in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s, died yesterday. She was 92. (Full article: 1659 words)

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