Celebrating Black History Month

This week we continue our celebration of the contribution that black people have made and continue to make to create a better, more inclusive and well run transport system, as well as the contribution they have and are making to active travel and keeping air pollution on the agenda.

Claudette Colvin who refused to give up her seat to a white passenger

In March 1955, nine months before Rosa Parks defied segregation laws by refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, 15-year-old Claudette Colvin did exactly the same thing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please read more about Claudette here:-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-43171799

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