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Germans give Rosa Parks' house new lease of life in Berlin

The house of the US civil rights icon once sat in Detroit, but was moved to Berlin after demolition threat

Mr Mendoza in front of Rosa Parks' house in Berlin. Ms Parks fled to Detroit at the height of her civil rights struggle. The house where she sought asylum in has itself found refuge in a city an ocean away.


AS twilight fell over Wedding, a working-class Berlin neighbourhood, the curtained window panes of a small, dilapidated-looking backyard house began to glow.

Yellow light spilled through the cracks in the wooden facade. Children playing next door looked up as the house...

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