80th Anniversary of 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-in

The Alexandria Gazette highlights the Alexandria Library’s 80th anniversary event that recognized the family of youngest  sit-in protester, William “Buddy” Evans. The family helped the library create READ posters that will hang in all the branches to remind us that 80 years ago the young protesters courageously challenged a system that segregated people by the color of their skin.  They peacefully protested for their right to read in a public library.

Read more of the article here:  http://connectionarchives.com/PDF/2019/082119/Alexandria.pdf