Rosa Parks

Lafayette Rosa Parks Sculpture Dedication
City Parish President Joey Durel and City Parish Council Chairman Kenneth Boudreaux will host a commemorative ceremony to unveil a life size bronze sculpture of Rosa Parks in the lobby of the Rosa Parks Transportation Center in downtown Lafayette.
National Civil Rights Museum Honors MLK Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Memphis in early April of 1968 in support of the city's striking garbage collectors. He checked into the Lorraine Motel as he always did when visiting Memphis.