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Bus in landmark civil rights event sold

Posted on October 26, 2001

The bus on which Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in 1955 was sold over the Internet for $492,000. The buyer was not revealed but it is believed to be a cultural institution where the bus will be preserved. Parks, now 88, gained fame for refusing to give up her seat to a white man as law required in Montgomery, Ala.

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