USPS Selling Rosa Parks Stamp Commemorating What Would Have Been Her 100th Birthday

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On what would have been a milestone birthday, a civil rights icon is getting a special honor.

FOX News Radio’s Chris Hoenig reports:

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The U.S. Postal Service debuting a Rosa Parks Forever stamp to coincide with what would have been her 100th birthday.  The stamp’s dedication taking place during a “Day of Courage” ceremony at the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan, where the bus Parks was riding when she refused to give up her seat in 1955 is on display.

(Kennedy) “They’re honoring a very brave and courageous lady.  It’s just awesome to be a part of this unveiling.”

Ruby Kennedy, who attended the ceremony, says she’ll take part with an act of courage.  The stamp is on sale now.  Parks died in Detroit in 2005 at the age of 92.

Chris Hoenig, FOX News Radio.




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