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In this April 6, 2017 photo Rhea McCauley a niece of Rosa Parks poses in front of the rebuilt house of Rosa Parks in Berlin. McCauley donated the former Detroit house of Rosa Park to American artist Ryan Mendoza  who has taken apart the  Michigan house that Rosa Parks once lived in and rebuilt it in the German capital, to raise awareness about the late civil rights activist and her legacy.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Rosa Parks’ Detroit Home Has Been Relocated To Berlin, Germany

Detroit’s effort to clean up the city would have costed it a piece of its own history. ¬†Rosa Parks’ niece Rhea McCauley purchased her aunt’s Detroit home for $500 to interrupt its planned demolition. Teaming up with artist Ryan Mendoza and several volunteers, she was able to physically¬†move the home to Berlin, Germany piece by…

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