I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired. Tired from my work as a seamstress, and tired from the ache in my heart.

I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired. Tired from my work as a seamstress, and tired from the ache in my heart.

After her death in 2005, Rosa Parks was laid to rest under the Capitol rotunda. An honor usually reserved for the United Sate’s most distinguished citizens; Most have held public office. Rosa Parks remains the only woman and one of just four private citizens to receive the honor of resting here after death.
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