Today In History
'Claudette Colvin, a 15 year-old high school student in Montgomery, AL,  refused to give up her bus seat to a white woman on this date March 2, 1955.   This act, similar to Rosa Parks' act, occurred nine months earlier.   Colvin, ironically was a student of Parks' NAACP Youth Council.'
(photo; Claudette Colvin)
- CARTER Magazine
March 2, 2012

Today In History

'Claudette Colvin, a 15 year-old high school student in Montgomery, AL, refused to give up her bus seat to a white woman on this date March 2, 1955. This act, similar to Rosa Parks' act, occurred nine months earlier. Colvin, ironically was a student of Parks' NAACP Youth Council.'

(photo; Claudette Colvin)

- CARTER Magazine