ICYMI: Rosa Parks Statue Dedication in Washington, D.C.
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President, congressional dignitaries expected to deliver remarks at ceremony
Rosa Parks has long been a cherished icon of the 1950s Civil Rights Movement. On Wednesday, during a ceremony attended by President Barack Obama and congressional dignitaries, her contributions were permanently honored in the National Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn and more than 50 members of the Rosa Parks Family were in attendance. Watch the ceremony in the video player above. (Associated Press)