Interview with Claudette Colvin

In this rare interview with CNN's Abby Phillip,  Claudette Colvin, now 81, explains why she believes many female activists were overlooked in histories of the Civil Rights Movement. 

In the accompanying article, Brandon Tensley and Skylar Mitchell highlight other overlooked female members of the movement, as well as the very visible female leadership of Black Lives Matter. 

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AWTT portrait of Claudette Colvin
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