101 years before Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, Elizabeth Jennings refused to be removed from a NYC trolley. Her case in the Brooklyn Circuit Court led to the desegregation of all NYC trolley lines. Her attorney? Future president Chester A.
It took until 2007 for this sign to be put in place in Manhattan, but it honors the stand Elizabeth Jennings Graham took in Are you familiar with her story and the desegregation of buses in Manhattan in