The city of Detroit planned to demolish the civil rights icon's house but Ryan Mendoza, an American artist living in Berlin, saved it. He bought it and rebuilt it next to his own home in Berlin.
The family home of US civil rights activist Rosa Parks is to be sold off to raise money for a foundation in her name. Last year, a Berlin-based artist dismantled the house and shipped it to the German capital.
From occupying buildings in Berlin to street protests in Munich, housing shortages and high rents are driving people in Germany to take action. Now politicians have gathered in the capital for a so-called housing summit.
The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute was established in Berlin two years ago by former chief of Russian Railways and Putin supporter Vladimir Yakunin. DW takes a look at what exactly the think tank does.
Nobody in the USA was interested in keeping the house of civil rights' activist Rosa Parks. So, the artist Ryan Mendoza decided to demolish and rebuild it in his backyard in Berlin.
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