CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
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(New York: Michelle Miller) The story of Claudette Colvin, who was arrested as a 15-year-old for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated Montgomery, Alabama bus 9 months before Parks’ act of defiance, presented; details given about the lawsuit filed by Colvin, Aurelia Browder, Mary Louise Smith and Susie McDonald that resulted in the 1956 Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation on public transportation. [COLVIN – says it felt like Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth were pushing her down; recalls her relationship with Parks.]
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