Monday, December 5, 2011

Weekly Assignment 14

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, while not the event that sparked the Civil Rights Movement, remains an extremely important event. After reading the account of Rosa Parks decision, compare it to the story of Claudette Colvin. What reasons were given for choosing Mrs. Parks? Was this the right decision, or should the boycott leaders have simply chosen Colvin? Do you think Ms. Colvin would have made a good boycott focal point in 1953? Why--or, why not?

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