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Arrested for Refusing to Give up Her Seat to a White Person


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Rosa Parks
   was   
Arrested for Refusing to Give up Her Seat to a White Person
1955 - led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. U.S. Congress called her the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement".
Claudette Colvin
   was   
Arrested for Refusing to Give up Her Seat to a White Person
The first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding Rosa Parks incident by 9 months. As a result of a subsequent court case (Browder v. Gayle.) the Supreme Court issued an order to Montgomery and the state to end bus segregation in Alabama.






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