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    Rosa Parks

    One hundred years ago this month, Rosa Parks was born in Alabama. She is perhaps best known for her famous act of defiance when she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. Now often referred to as "The First Lady of Civil Rights", her action sparked off the Montgomery Bus Boycott, one of the seminal events of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Lorcan Clancy took a closer look at the famous incident that propelled Rosa Parks into the national spotlight.

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