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Sixty years after Rosa Parks, Clinton urges racial justice

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, pictured November 30 2015 at a Washington event, traveled to Alabama December 1 to mark the 60th anniversary of the civil rights milestone in which activist Rosa Parks declined to surrender her seatHillary Clinton celebrated a civil rights milestone with black leaders Tuesday but warned that the United States was still falling woefully short of providing equality and justice for African-Americans. The former secretary of state, who leads in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, traveled to Alabama 60 years to the day after black seamstress Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, an event which changed the course of American history. Clinton cited the need to conduct broad criminal justice reform and to improve voting rights, where she said there was “mischief afoot” in some states where steps have been understood as efforts to make it tougher to register to vote.

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