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Florida A&M University


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www.tallahassee.com

Former FAMU SGA President Brodes Hartley Jr., speaks Friday during a ceremony honoring two FAMU graduates credited with starting the 1956 Tallahassee bus boycott at the university. University administrators, students and staffers met Friday on campus for a ceremony honoring Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson. Jennings Street between Bronough and Melvin streets has been renamed Jakes & Patterson Street. Glenn Beil/Democrat | More
His mother, Carrie Patterson, and her friend, Wilhelmina Jakes, are credited with initiating the 1956 Tallahassee Bus Boycott. Patterson and Jakes were arrested and charged with placing themselves in a position to start a riot. Her great-niece, Kristen Solomon, and great-nephew, Garrett Solomon, said Jakes is now 80 and living Oklahoma. They said Jakes always stressed to them the importance of knowing their history. Tallahassee Mayor John Marks said Jakes and Patterson "did not allow their circumstances in life to define them. Former FAMU SGA President Brodes Hartley Jr., speaks Friday during a ceremony honoring two FAMU graduates credited with starting the 1956 Tallahassee bus boycott at the university. University administrators, students and staffers met Friday on campus for a ceremony honoring Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson. Jennings Street between Bronough and Melvin streets has been renamed Jakes & Patterson Street. Buy this Photo Former FAMU SGA President Brodes Hartley Jr., speaks Friday during a ceremony honoring two FAMU graduates credited with starting the 1956 Tallahassee bus boycott at the university. University administrators, students and staffers met Friday on campus for a ceremony honoring Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson.


www.tallahassee.com [cached]

May 26: Florida A&M University students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson are arrested because they refuse to give up their seats next to a white passenger.That night, a cross is burned in Jakes and Patterson's front yard.Wilhelmina Jakes


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Steele was elected president of the Inter-Civic Council, which was formed to boycott the city bus company when two Florida A & M University students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson refused to give up their seat to a white woman.


www.sun-sentinel.com [cached]

FAMU students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson, who in 1956 followed Parks' lead and organized a boycott of Tallahassee buses.


www.tallahassee.com [cached]

FAMU students Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson refuse to give up their seats in front section of city bus, touching off boycott.


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