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Dolman: Rosa Parks statue, voting rights case illustrate ongoing fight for civil rights

President Barack Obama and leaders of Congress unveil

(Credit: MCT)

Chalk up a nice win and a bizarre moment for civil rights on Capitol Hill yesterday. Supporters unveiled a life-size statue of Rosa Parks in the U.S. Capitol, providing a reason for all Americans to cheer. The ceremony shows that Congress -- while stupefied by its own challenges -- at least is willing to honor someone who stepped up and took on the challenges of her time.

Parks, of course,...

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