Rosa Parks statue unveiled in Washington
Updated: Wednesday, February 27 2013, 07:36 PM EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - She spearheaded a civil rights movement, and now Rosa Parks is taking her place among others who shaped U.S. history.
Today, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner unveiled a statue of Parks in a ceremony at Washington's Statuary Hall.
Parks is the first African-American woman to be honored with a full-length statue.
A bust of abolitionist Sojourner Truth is also in Washington, at the Capitol Visitors Center.