Martha White, a Black woman who sat in "whites only" seat on a Baton Rouge bus in 1953 and sparked a bus boycott, dies at 99. Her act was more than two years before Rosa Parks set off the Montgomery boycott, but has been mostly overlooked. Obit by @kseelye https://t.co/AWoay3ukmB

— NYT Obituaries (@NYTObits) June 18, 2021