Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice - Chapters 4-6, Summary & Analysis

Phillip M Hoose
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Chapters 4-6, Summary

In chapter four, on March 2nd, 1955, Claudette got out of school early. She sat in the front of the bus since there were no whites there. As the bus moved forward, whites began to fill up the seats until a white woman was standing up in the white section and she was sitting down. Claudette notes that the driver said he needed those seats. The woman was not elderly, so Claudette stayed put. But the other three girls moved. Claudette wanted to rebel after studying the Constitution. She decided she would not take it. The white woman would not sit down in the aisle across from her. Blacks had to be behind whites. The driver then yelled again, but Claudette kept quiet. At the next stop, the driver had a policeman come arrest her but a pregnant black woman, Mrs. Hamilton...

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