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Friday, February 20, 2015

Little Known Black Librarian Facts

Joseph Jackson, Jr; Geraldine Edwards, James Bradford, Evelyn Pierce,
Albert Lassiter, Ethel Sawyer, Meredith Anding, Janice Jackson,
and Alfred Cook.

Resource:  littleknownblacklibrariansfacts.blogSpot.com
The Tougaloo Nine and the Sit-in at the Jackson Mississippi Municipal Library:  On March 27, 1961, nine African American students from Tougaloo College were arrested for their attempt to integrate the Jackson, Mississippi Municipal Library by having a sit-in.

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