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Claudette Colvin arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to move to the back of the bus
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Fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin is arrested for refusing to move to the back of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, when ordered to by the bus driver. Because she is pregnant and unmarried, the NAACP decides not to use her as the test case for bus desegregation.

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