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Two policemen boarded the bus and asked Colvin why she wouldn't give up her seat. More from the BBC. Related Topics.

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Colvin and her friends were sitting in a row a little more than half way down the bus - two were on the right side of the bus and two on the left - and a white passenger was standing in the aisle between them. Free chat in Huntington WV online was behind the Bristol bus boycott?

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The organisation didn't want a teenager in the role, she says. When the white seats were filled, the driver, J Fred Black, asked Parks and three others to give up their seats.

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The driver wanted all of them to move to the back and stand so that the meet Wilmington NC womens passenger could sit. On the night of Parks' arrest, the Women's Political Council Room dating place in Eugene ORa group of black women working for civil rights, began circulating flyers calling for a boycott of the bus system.

Another factor was that before long Colvin became pregnant. Like Colvin, Parks was commuting home and was seated in the "coloured section" of the bus. The boycott was very effective but the city still resisted complying with protesters' demands - an end to the policy preventing the hiring of black bus drivers and the introduction of first-come first-seated rule.

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Instead of being taken to a juvenile detention centre, Colvin was taken to an adult jail and put in a small cell with nothing in it but a broken sink and a cot without a mattress. Today their boycott, modelled on the one in Montgomery, dating out of your North Carolina largely forgotten - but it was a milestone in achieving equality. Colvin knew her very well.

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I didn't want to discuss it with them," she says. Three of the students had got up reluctantly and I remained sitting next to the window," she says. But Colvin told the driver she had paid her fare and that it was her constitutional right to remain where she was. When Colvin moved to New York many years later to become a nurse, she didn't tell many people about the chat date Elkhart IN she played in the civil rights movement.

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Under adult date Moreno Valley twisted logic of segregation the white woman still couldn't sit down, as then white and black passengers would have been sharing a row of seats - and the whole point was that white passengers Killeen dates ideas meant to be closer to the front.

Find out more. Soon afterwards, on 5 December, 40, African-American bus passengers boycotted the system and that afternoon, black leaders met to form the Montgomery Improvement Association MIAelecting a young pastor, Martin Luther King Jr, as their president.

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On 2 MarchColvin and her friends finished their classes and were let out of school early. I can still vividly hear the click of those keys. InDC men dating black women writer Phillip Hoose published a book that told her story in detail for the first time. Long Re Black interest Inspiring stories. To sustain the boycott, communities organised carpools and the Montgomery's African-American taxi drivers charged only 10 cents - the same price as bus fare - for fellow African Americans. However, some white passengers still refused to sit near a black person.

The driver Mission women dating european men on going but stopped when he reached a junction where a police squad car was waiting. Eclipsed by Parks, her act of defiance was largely ignored for many years. Colvin says that after Supreme Court made its decision, things slowly began to change.

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I felt inspired by these women because my teacher taught us about them in so much detail," she says. I don't know how I got off that bus but the other students said they manhandled me off the bus and put me in the squad car. After Colvin was released from prison, there were fears that her home would be attacked.

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The bus driver had the authority to as the seats, so when more white passengers got on the bus, he asked for the seats. Most of the people didn't have problems with us sitting on the bus, most New Yorkers cared about economic problems.

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Colvin says Parks had the right image to become the face of resistance to segregation because of her work with the NAACP. Like Colvin, Parks refused, and was arrested and fined. Going to a segregated school had one advantage, she found - her teachers gave her a good grounding in black history. My mother knew I was sex Riverside CA free with the system and all the injustice we were receiving and she said to me: 'Well, Claudette, you finally did it.

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The legal case turned on the testimony of four plaintiffs, one of whom was Claudette Colvin. Members of the community acted as lookouts, while Colvin's father sat up all night with a shotgun, in case the Ku Klux Klan turned up. Tubman and Truth.

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Colvin was the first person to be arrested for challenging Montgomery's bus segregation policies, so her story made a few local papers - but nine months later, meet swingers Davenport same act of defiance by Rosa Parks was reported all over the world. The problem arose because all the seats on the bus were taken. A year later, on 20 Decemberthe US Supreme Court ruled that segregation on the buses must end. But what I do remember is when they asked me to stick my arms out the window and that's when they handcuffed me," Colvin says.

Fifty years have passed since campaigners overturned a ban on ethnic minorities working on buses in one British city. In Marchnine months before Rosa Parks defied segregation laws by dating agency in Fontana to give up her seat to a white Los Angeles bride free on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, year-old Claudette Colvin did exactly the same thing.

She herself didn't talk about it much, but she spoke recently to the BBC. The churches, buses and schools were all segregated and you couldn't even go into the same restaurants," Claudette Colvin says.

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Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Dating for gamers Hickory NC were both African Americans who sought the abolition of slavery Tubman was well known for helping fellow slaves escape slavery using the Underground Railroad Truth was a passionate campaigner who fought for women's rights, best known for her speech Ain't I a Woman?