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Subject: Claudette Colvin was arrested in Mar. 1955, for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white woman, 9 months before Rosa Parks!

Here's the reason her name isn't as well known...
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Date Posted: Thursday, September 05, 04:26:23pm
In reply to: Civil Rights activist Claudette Colvin is 80, writer George Tremlett is 80 's message, "Writer Werner Erhard is 84, composer Helen Gifford is 84, ex- US Sen. John Danforth is 83, baseball player Bill Mazeroski is 83, writer Knuts Skujenieks is 83, writer Dick Clement is 82, politician Doreen Massey is 81" on Thursday, September 05, 04:23:11pm

She was 15 & pregnant at the time, & wasn't considered by the NAACP to be as worthy a test case as the respectable Rosa Parks.

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She is an unsung hero. NAACP was well aware of her actions, but they chose not to put this courages act connected to a dark-skinned, pregnant teen (and by a married man) to be the 'face' of the movement. So they 'staged' Parks to rep the movement! -VIDEO ...All this is well published, and does NOT discredit Claudette Colvin's brave act.Thursday, September 05, 05:55:21pm

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