Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) narrates and records a video for his Facebook page while walking around Statuary Hall inside the U.S. Capitol Hill On November 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) None:
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 5:43 PM EST

Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., said today that a bronze, full-size statue of Rosa Parks will be installed in Washington, D.C. later this year. Parks will become the first African-American woman to have her own statue in the Capitol's Statuary Hall. [The New York Times has more details:]( > Statuary Hall is ordinarily reserved for full-size statues from the states; each state sends two statues of its choosing to be put on display. The likeness of Ms. Parks was authorized by a special act of Congress in 2005; it represents the first commission by Congress for a full-size statue since the 1870s, according to the National Endowment for the Arts, which oversaw the design competition for the statue. >