Letter: Honor Rosa Parks' supporters

A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled at A statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Photo Credit: AP Images

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I was delighted to read about the statue of Rosa Parks ["Statue honors Parks," News, Feb. 28]. To complete the dedication, there should be, perhaps in miniature, statues of the people of Montgomery, Alabama. It was their resolve in the year-long struggle that ended the discrimination. If it was not for their efforts, Rosa Parks would be as uncelebrated as Homer Plessy, who in 1892 refused to leave a white-only car of the East Louisiana railroad.

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Terrence Marsac, Bethpage

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