US civil rights icon Rosa Parks’ home is up for auction

Other rare historic African-American artefacts up for auction include Jackson 5’s original recording contract, and several chapters of original typed manuscript for Malcolm X’s biography.

Guernsey’s in New York is auctioning off “African American Historic & Cultural Treasures”, and included in the auction will be civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ Detroit home, along with dozens of other African American rarities.


Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from New York.