Black History Month Fact of the Day 2/11/20

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Hi I’m Linda Kuku (Senior at LNS) and I’m Tristian Swift (Senior at LHS) and we are members of the NAACP Youth Chapter and this is your black history month fact of the day. According to, Claudette Colvin was arrested nine months before Rosa Parks for not giving up her bus seat in Montgomery for a white woman on March 2, 1955. She was 15 years old. She later joined three other women as the plaintiffs in Browder v. Gayle, the case that ultimately overturned bus segregation in Alabama.