Groups to announce voter engagement campaign in NC
The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and Democracy North Carolina will hold a news conference about the campaign on Tuesday at Martin Street Baptist Church in Raleigh.
Leaders of various religions also will participate in the news conference.
It was on Dec. 1, 1955, that Parks, a black seamstress, was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery city bus. The incident sparked a year-long boycott of the buses by blacks.