Want to start a Revolution?: radical women in the black freedom struggle

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Student’s name Professor History Date Want To Start A Revolution?: Radical Women In The Black Freedom Struggle Racial discrimination is an act which has caused many suffering to the people of color, and especially those living in the United States. In the earlier days, segregation of blacks was constitutionally accepted, in fact, black people could get arrested for not obeying the law if they were found going against the set rules which encouraged discrimination of the blacks. In this article, I am going to compare and contrast the actions of two racial discrimination activists; Rosa Parks being the first one and the second one Claudette Colvin. Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin were women who belonged to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). These two ladies were both found guilty of the violation of the segregation laws of the Montgomery bus. They chose to use non-violent tactics in their fight for the rights of the blacks by refusing to up their bus seats to the white passengers who were on board. The action of these two women caused the drivers of the Montgomery bus to call the police officers so that they could be arrested and for the violation of the segregation laws. Both Rosa Parks and Claudette were tired of the racism activity which was being practiced by the drivers of Montgomery bus, and they were just not just going to let such actions continue being practiced. As we can see, most of the blacks were afraid of these laws which saw them alienated from the whites; they had to use the back door while boarding this bus, and they had to preserve the front seats for the whites. The actions of Claude and Rosa refusing to give

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