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Thousands of people are preparing to honour US civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks at her funeral, after at least 60,000 paid tribute across the country.

More than 30,000 Americans have streamed through the US Capitol Rotunda to pay tribute to Rosa Parks, filing by her casket in hushed awe of the woman whose defiant act on a city bus inspired the modern civil rights movement.
Rosa Lee Parks, whose refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man sparked the modern civil rights movement in the US, has died aged 92.
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