Local committee honors Rosa Parks
The Rosa Parks Quiet Courage Committee of Gainesville will be honoring Rosa Parks’ 99th birthday in a memorial tribute tomorrow. Rosa Parks Quiet Courage Committee President Milford Griner says the memorial means a lot to the committee, as it remembers her life, who she is, and what she stood for.
He says everyone is welcome to join the committee at the bronze plaque at the Rosa Parks Downtown Station at 5:30 tomorrow.
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