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October 31, 2005—Rosa Parks, the soft-spoken icon of the U.S. civil rights movement, died last week at her home in Detroit, Michigan, at age 92. In 1955 the African-American seamstress refused to surrender her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama, spurring civil rights supporters to boycott city buses.

Watch the following National Geographic-AOL video tribute to Parks's enduring civil rights legacy.

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