In Plain Sight: The Best Way to See People

Claudette Colvin’s Her-story From the Background to the Foreground

Sam McKenzie Jr.

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Right at chest level is where I held the sign with also a wide and welcoming smile. The sign between my hands read, “MS. CLAUDETTE COLVIN.” To meet her was a big deal to me.

While arranging her travel, I hadn’t talked to her directly. There was a…

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