Summary

The short story “She Shall Not Be Moved” by Shereen Pandit deals with an incident on a bus. The narrator and her daughter, Mariam, get on the bus and then cannot move further inside because their path is blocked by a large Somali woman with a pram. The narrator notices that two white women are sitting in the fold up seats in the place designated for prams and wheelchairs. Even though the women realize there is a commotion and that it is their fault, they refuse to give up their seats. 

The narrator decides not to tell the white women anything because she does not want to make a scene. The driver of the bus finally arrives, but instead of telling the white women to move from their seats, he yells at the Somali woman to fold up her pram or get...

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