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Covering Colvin

Covering Colvin

MATTHEW DELMONT: In Montgomery, Alabama in March of 1955, a young woman was arrested for refusing to move to the “colored” section in the back of a city bus. That young woman’s name was Claudette Colvin. She refused to give up her seat nine months before Rosa Parks. Colvin was only fifteen years old when …

History of the Civil Rights Movement

History of the Civil Rights Movement

I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land. Human progress is neither automatic, nor inevitable. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, And today we’ll be learning more about the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. The end of the American …