¨Claudette Colvin¨ chapter four ¨Its my constitutional rights!¨ Story board by: Joaquin Murga. Author:Phillip Hoose.
Give me that seat!
Claudette was riding the bus and a white lady rudely asked her to get up from her seat. Claudette not having it and decided not to and ignored the woman. The bus driver gets involved but Claudette still does not budge. The bus driver calls the officers.
Get up or i'm calling the officers!
official officers got on the bus and arrested Claudette but she would not go willingly so so she had to be dragged off the bus. As Claudette was being dragged off the bus she kept repeating ¨Its my constitutional rights!¨ while kicking crying and screaming.
¨Its my constitutional rights!¨
Get off the bus already negro!
What have I done? What will my parents think? what will happen next?
This is a step toward getting our freedom. I want to continue to fight for civil rights!
You can go now Claudette. Your story will be of great importance to achieving equal rights for all.
I'd love to help.
Claudette was put in jail by herself without a phone call or any information. Claudette was charged with assault,disturbing the peace,and challenging segregation laws. Claudette was horrified and scared.
After Claudette was done crying she realized what she done was important and was a big step into getting equal rights. She planned to do more movements like that in the future.
Soon after Claudette's arrest Martin Luther king bailed Claudette out and planned to use her story in a court case to get equal bus seating rights.