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Watch the National Youth Summit on Teen Resistance to Systemic Racism

Watch the National Youth Summit on Teen Resistance to Systemic Racism
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Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

How can young Americans create a more equitable nation? Explore and discuss this question using resources and videos from the 2020 National Youth Summit. The Summit was centered on the case study of Claudette Colvin—a 15-year-old Black student in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955. Colvin refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus and testified in the legal case that brought an end to segregated busing in Montgomery.

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