“It’s my constitutional right to sit here as much as that lady. I paid my fare, it’s my constitutional right.”
You need to get off the bus so this lady can be seated or I will call the police
Claudette Colvin is an amazing person for what she did, her bravery and how determined she was to make a difference in the world. This is her now but she was much, much younger when this happened. This is Claudette Colvin's story.
This is not fair!!!!!
you will go to court to see if you are going to be arrested
When I get out I will make a change in civil rights
Claudette did not know that the next thing that will happen will change her and many peoples lives forever.
It is decided that you are guilty of not giving up your seat
When a white women came on the packed bus the driver told her to get off but she denied.
I am Claudette Colvin and I was a big step towards the civil rights movement
And Claudette was sadly dragged off the bus, and she went to court.
Claudette was sent to jail unfairly, but eventually was set free.