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Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5 million to Buffett son

 Reuters 08 September 2019

Rosa Parks became a symbol of the black civil rights movement in America when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in Alabama in 1955, when the US state was segregated racially. Parks died in 2005 and now hundreds of her belongings, including a Presidential Medal of Freedom she was awarded, have been sold for $4.5 million. The artefacts were bought by a foundation controlled by the son of famous billionaire investor, Warren Buffett. (199 Words) - By Mary Wisniewski and Angela Moore

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Rosa Parks in a 1988 file photo.  Photo: Reuters/File

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