MONTOMERY, Ala (KWQC) - The Rosa Parks Museum in Alabama celebrates what would have been the civil rights icon's 106th birthday.
The museum is at the side of Parks' historic arrest in downtown Montgomery, on the campus of Troy University. today's events included story times for kids, balloons and even a birthday cake.
Parks was arrested in 1955 for refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a city bus. The arrest sparked a 382-day boycott of Montgomery buses by African Americans. It ended when the Supreme Court ruled that segregated bus service is unconstitutional.