Claudette
Claudette
Claudette

Claudette

$36.00

Ivory Knit Scarf

Details: light knit fabric

Care instructions: wash on gentle cycle or hand wash and lay flat to dryMade by

Darakhshan: organization aiding disabled women in the slums of Pakistan.

 

This scarf is named after Claudette Colvin, a pioneer of the African American Civil Rights Movement. On March 2, 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the more publicized Rosa Parks incident by nine months.

Read her story here