Colvin, Claudette, 1939-
At the age of fifteen, Colvin, a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council, openly refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery segregated bus to a white passenger on March 2, 1955. Her arrest preceded the arrest of Parks by nine months.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Records of the District Courts of the United States, 1685-2004 (National Archives at Atlanta)