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Flashback Friday: The Tallahassee bus boycott 60 years on

Sixty years ago this week, two FAMU students sat down in the designated whites only area of a City of Tallahassee bus.¬†¬†Carrie Patterson and Wilhelmina Jakes sat in the whites only section of a city bus on May 26, 1956 and were arrested for “attempting to incite a riot.” The previous year Rosa Parks heroic […]