Monday, November 23, 2009

Claudette Colvin : Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose

"Claudette Colvin: I was about four years old the first time I ever saw what happened when you acted up to whites."

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Contents: First cry -- Jim Crow and the detested number ten -- Coot -- "We seemed to hate ourselves" -- "It's my constitutional right!" -- "There's the girl who got arrested" -- "Crazy" times -- "Another Negro woman has been arrested" -- Second front, second chance -- Playing for keeps -- Browder v. Gayle -- Rage in Montgomery -- History's door. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Publisher: Melanie Kroupa Books - Farrar Straus Giroux; 133 pages

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