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on Sunday April 28 from 2 to 3:30 PM =young woman before Rosa Parks: The Claudette Colvin story
Release Date: April 17, 2019

An opportunity to meet a woman who changed history.  Congregation Kol Ami, 252 Soundview Ave, White Plains will be honoring Claudette Colvin on Sunday, April 28 from 2 to 3:30 PM.

Claudette Colvin is a great civil rights pioneer. Before there was Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin, age 15. She refused to take a seat in the back of a Montgomery Alabama bus. 


She now resides in the Bronx and will receive Kol Ami’s 1st “Be the Light Award for Social Justice.”


Readings from her biography

Calvary Baptist Church and Youth Choir Performance

Bring your kids to meet a hero from the best selling book “She Persisted”

Reception to follow.


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