Grand Rapids, Michigan: Rosa Parks in Unfamiliar Pose

Bronze statue on a pedestal depicts Rosa Parks in front of her bus seat, standing up, though she became famous by not standing up.
Address:
Monroe Center St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Directions:
Downtown, just east of the river, at the tip of the triangle of land where Monroe Center St. NW merges with Monroe Ave. NW, just south of their intersection with Pearl St. NW.
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Rosa Parks statue.

Rosa Parks in Unfamiliar Pose

She is standing up to symbolize how she stood up for civil rights. Statue is easy to find and there is a great place to eat, Field & Fire, further up Monroe Street.

[Joannah Soderborg, 10/10/2016]

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