Published On: Wed, Oct 27th, 2021

This Black woman refused to move to the back of a bus in 1955. Now she wants her record cleared

Civil Rights Pioneer Probation

Claudette Colvin, an 82-year-old Black woman who became a civil rights pioneer when she was arrested as a teen for refusing to move to the back of an Alabama bus in 1955, wants to have her records expunged.

CBC | World News

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This Black woman refused to move to the back of a bus in 1955. Now she wants her record cleared