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Rosa Parks archives remain unsold in warehouse

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NEW YORK — At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime’s worth of Rosa Parks’ belongings — among them her Presidential Medal of Freedom — sits in a New York warehouse, unseen and unsold. A years-long legal fight between Parks’ heirs and her friends led to the memorabilia’s being taken away from her home city of Detroit and offered up to the highest bidder.

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