Inez J. Baskin (June 18, 1916 – June 28, 2007) was an American journalist and civil rights supporter who covered the Civil Rights Movement and the Montgomery Bus Boycott for African American readers and publications.
Baskin worked as a journalist and reporter for the "Negro News" section of the Montgomery Adviser newspaper. Baskin was hired by Jet Magazine and the American Negro Press in 1955 to cover the bus boycott following the arrest of Rosa Parks.
Baskin was an active supporter of the bus boycott and the Civil Rights Movement. She is most famous for a photograph of her seated on a Montgomery bus in front of Martin Luther King Jr. following the desegregation of the city's buses. She died in Montgomery, Alabama.
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