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.

Terrence Marsac, Bethpage