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Claudette Colvin

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Dave McPherson

on 7 April 2014

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Claudette Colvin
Claudette Colvin was born in Montgomery, Alabama on March 2, 1955.
At age 15 she refused to give up her seat to a white 9 months before Rosa Parks did.
Fact #2
Colvin felt compelled to stand her ground.
Fact #1
Colvin said she paid her fare and it was her constitutional right.
Fact #4
Her reputation made it hard for her to find a good job.
Fact #3
Colvin felt like Harriet Tubman pushing down on one shoulder and Sojourner Truth on the other saying "Sit down girl."
By: Morgan Grabczak
Fact #5
She felt like she was not gonna walk of the bus voluntarily.
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