Photos: Section of road in West Valley City renamed Rosa Parks Drive

Published: Thursday, Nov. 15 2012 4:41 p.m. MST

NAACP Salt Lake Branch members attend the unveiling of Rosa Parks Drive on 3100 South from Decker Lake Drive to Cultural Center Drive in West Valley City on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. The road leads to the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, which strives to celebrate the diversity of West Valley City and Utah.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

WEST VALLEY CITY — A civil rights icon's name now graces a road in the city

West Valley City officials, along with the NAACP Salt Lake Branch, have renamed 3100 South from Decker Lake Drive to Cultural Center Drive in honor of one of the most influential icons of the civil rights movement, Rosa Parks.

Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, Ala.

The road leads to the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, which strives to celebrate the diversity of West Valley City and Utah.

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