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…

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 “I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.”

Rosa Parks “I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.”

It took 40,000 Black people walking to work for 381 days in Montgomery bus boycott and Rosa Parks to make history.

It took 40,000 Black people walking to work for 381 days in Montgomery bus boycott and Rosa Parks to make history.

Charitable Causes - Mike Ilitch may have been known as the owner of Little Caesar's, the, Detroit Tigers, and the Detroit Red Wings, but his charitable acts have been coming to light since his death, including help he gave to Rosa Parks.

Charitable Causes - Mike Ilitch may have been known as the owner of Little Caesar's, the, Detroit Tigers, and the Detroit Red Wings, but his charitable acts have been coming to light since his death, including help he gave to Rosa Parks.

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

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

Late Little Caesars Founder Quietly Paid Rosa Parks' Rent for a Decade Until Her Death In 2005 - Atlanta Black Star

Late Little Caesars Founder Quietly Paid Rosa Parks' Rent for a Decade Until Her Death In 2005 - Atlanta Black Star

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