( 1939 - )
In the begging of her life.
Claudette Colvin was born on September 5, 1939 in Alabama. Claudette went to a segregated school she went to a black school only. Claudette grew up in Alabama she had to make some hard decisions in her life but fortunately she is still alive she is 75 years old right now. Claudette Colvin is notable because she was the one who led Rosa Parks to not get up from her seat for a white person. Even though Rosa Parks is getting all the credit for what Claudette Colvin did she still is on the top.
The role that she played in the bus boycott.
Claudette Colvin was one of the people in the bus boycott she did not get up from her seat when a white man wanted to sit down. She refused so the man told the bus driver and the bus driver told her told her to get up. She still said no so she got arrested one of her friends bailed her out of jail and then she became a protester. Claudette Colvin was a part of the bus boycott the role that she played was when she did not get up for a white man so she got arrested. Did you know that she was the first black women to get arrested of the bus that she was riding. When Claudette Colvin got arrested her decision.