7). As a 15-year-old teenager, Claudette Colvin (b. 1939) refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white women in 1955, nine months before Rosa Park’s famous refusal. “The spirit of Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth was in me. I didn’t get up.” Colvin participated in the landmark Supreme Court ruling that helped rid Montgomery, Alabama of unjust bus segregation laws.
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