Claudette Colvin boarded a Montgomery, Alabama city bus, and she sat down right behind the white section. Later, a woman was standing near her waiting for her move out of the seat so she could sit down. Claudette refused to give up her seat to the woman and the bus driver. The bus driver called the police, and she still refused to move. The police forcfully dragged her off the bus. claudette shouted "Its my constitutional right!" She was booked, fingerprinted, and jailed until her church's priest bailed her out.