10 fascinating facts about Rosa Parks

Published On: Jan 30 2013 05:08:01 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 27 2013 10:28:32 AM EST

Today, President Barack Obama, congressional leaders and more than 50 of Parks’ relatives are taking part in the unveiling of a 9-foot statue of Rosa Parks in Statuary Hall, making her the first black woman to be so honored. Let's celebrate by learning 10 fascinating facts about her.