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Claudette Colvin | 10 Historical Badasses You’re Probably Unaware Of

10 Historical Badasses You’re Probably Unaware Of

Claudette Colvin | 10 Historical Badasses You’re Probably Unaware Of

Claudette Colvin: b. 1939; Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. In 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months. Montgomery's black leaders did not publicize Colvin's effort for long because she was a teenager and became an unmarried mother. Given the social norms of the time, the NAACP leaders worried about using her to represent their…

Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin

Claudette Colvin: b. 1939; Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African-American civil rights movement. In 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the better known Rosa Parks incident by nine months. Montgomery's black leaders did not publicize Colvin's effort for long because she was a teenager and became an unmarried mother. Given the social norms of the time, the NAACP leaders worried about using her to represent their…

Bien avant Rosa Parks, il y eut Claudette Colvin, défenderesse des droits civiques.

Bien avant Rosa Parks, il y eut Claudette Colvin, défenderesse des droits civiques.

Claudette Colvin. When asked why she is little known and why everyone thinks only of Rosa Parks, Colvin says the NAACP and all the other black organizations felt Parks would be a good icon because "she was an adult. They didn't think teenagers would be reliable."  She also says Parks had the right hair and the right look. "Her skin texture was the kind that people associate with the middle class," says Colvin. "She fit that profile."

Claudette Colvin. When asked why she is little known and why everyone thinks only of Rosa Parks, Colvin says the NAACP and all the other black organizations felt Parks would be a good icon because "she was an adult. They didn't think teenagers would be reliable." She also says Parks had the right hair and the right look. "Her skin texture was the kind that people associate with the middle class," says Colvin. "She fit that profile."

Image Caption: “Claudette Colvin. Nine months before Rosa parks’ famous bus boycott, Calvin at 15 refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. She was inspired to stand up for her rights after...

Image Caption: “Claudette Colvin. Nine months before Rosa parks’ famous bus boycott, Calvin at 15 refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. She was inspired to stand up for her rights after...

"Claudette Colvin, (b. 1939) a 15-year-old girl, was thrown off a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She pleaded not guilty to breaking the law. She is carried off the bus backwards whilst being kicked and handcuffed and harassed on the way to the police station. The local black establishment started to rally support nationwide for her cause but dropped it when she became pregnant. Claudette Colvin never made it into the civil rights hall of fame."

Claudette Colvin Après avoir assister à un cours sur les droits civiques à l'école, Claudette décide de ne plus céder sa place aux passagers blancs dans le bus, et cela 15 fois de suite et 9 mois avant Rosa Parks. Les learders des droits civiques n'ont...

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