Another Role for Buses in Civil Rights History
March 21, 2011 6:41 PM   Subscribe

Worcy Crawford ran the only bus company that would transport colored passengers in pre-Civil Rights Act Birmingham. Mr. Crawford recently passed away and now the buses sit in disrepair.
posted by reenum (3 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
Man that is just sad! . .
posted by Katjusa Roquette at 6:47 PM on March 21, 2011

Little pieces of history just being neglected. He should have sent it to Oprah, she would probably give everyone keys to their own new bus.
posted by arcticseal at 11:36 PM on March 21, 2011 [1 favorite]

OTOH, the disrepair has the positive lining of suggesting that the country has no use for these buses any more.
posted by -harlequin- at 12:28 PM on March 22, 2011

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