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Civil Rights Icon Claudette Colvin Petitions To Expunge Arrest Record

Chicago Defender
Chicago Defender
 29 days ago

Cover picture for the articleMonths before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on an Alabama bus, a teenager by the name of Claudette Colvin did the same. Refusing to give her seat on a Birmingham bus, the 15-year-old rider was unjustly arrested and charged with assaulting an officer. “So I was...

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