5 Brave Moorish Women That History Left Out
I wanted to bring to the forefront a few brave Moorish women who deserves a place in history.
Elizabeth Graham Took A Stand 100 Years Before Rosa Parks
Elizabeth Graham Took A Stand 100 Years Before Rosa Parks Elizabeth insisted on her right to ride a horse-drawn street car in New York City. It took the conductor and a policeman to physically remove her from the car, and her suit against them was what desegregated New York public transit. Here is another great shocker - 15 year old Claudette Colvin took the “exact” same bus as Parks and was also arrested for not wanting to give up her seat. This took place nine months before the Rosa Parks incident.
There was also 18-year old Mary Louise Smith who six weeks before Parks’ was also arrested for not giving up her seat. All that these women received for their troubles was a criminal record.
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