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V to. I Ml B f' Mrs. Rosa Parks is to be aided by churches THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN' in Negro Churches To Hail Heroine Of Bus Boycott Negro churches Sunday will come to the aid of a little seamstress who ran into problems when she moved from Montgomery, Ala., to Detroit. Mrs. Rosa Parks, by refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus back in December, 1955, sparked a battle for civil rights in Montgomery and other cities. She came to Detroit to give a speech in I95fi, ana returned to stay permanently in 1957. Her husband has only part-time part-time part-time work as a barber. Ill health has kept her from working working in recent months. Both have been in the hospital hospital in the last year. Mrs. Parks' mother also lives with them. MRS. PARKS will be honored honored at 6 p.m. Sunday as "The Forgotten Woman" at the King Solomon Baptist Church, Fourteenth Fourteenth at Marquette. Representatives from 20 other churches are expected to be present, according to T. R. Jackson, a member of the King Solomon Baptist Church and chairman of the program committee committee of the Progressive Civic League which initiated the salute to Mrs. Parks. . Mrs. Parks and her husband and mother are now living In quarters furnished by the League at 1930 West Grand I Boulevard. Ittend Services This Week at your own place of worship

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  1. Detroit Free Press,
  2. 11 Jun 1960, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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