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…

Rosa Parks Death | Today in Black History: October 24, 2005 “The Death of Rosa Parks”

Today in Black History: October 24, 2005 “The Death of Rosa Parks”

Rosa Parks Death | Today in Black History: October 24, 2005 “The Death of Rosa Parks”

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Rosa Parks Biography - life, family, children, parents, death, school, mother, young - Newsmakers Cumulation

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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis: From the Introduction   National Honor/Public Mythology: The Passing of Rosa Parks   On October 24, 2005, after nearly seventy years of activism, Rosa Parks died in her home in Detroit at the age of 92. Within days of her death, Rep. John Conyers Jr.,...

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis: From the Introduction National Honor/Public Mythology: The Passing of Rosa Parks On October 24, 2005, after nearly seventy years of activism, Rosa Parks died in her home in Detroit at the age of 92. Within days of her death, Rep. John Conyers Jr.,...

Rosa Parks Death | Civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks dies at 92; local highway was named in ...

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