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Stayed on Freedom

October 10, 2005 - December 1, 2005 marks the 50th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. That's the day when Rosa Parks, a former secretary for the local NAACP, boarded the Cleveland Avenue bus in downtown Montgomery, and refused to give up her seat for a white passenger.

More on the Lynching Apology

June 14, 2005 - See The Carpetbagger Report on the anti-lynching resolution's chief Republican sponsor, George Allen (R-VA), who "started his career by keeping a Confederate flag and a noose in his law office." He has also called the NAACP an "extremist group" and, as governor of Virginia, issued a Confederate History