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60 Years of Integration of Alexandria Schools

Title:60 Years of Integration of Alexandria Schools
Date & Time:Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library, 4701 Seminary Rd. (Map This)
Event Details:Join us for a talk with journalist Jim McElhatton as he highlights the stories of ordinary people who helped change civil rights in Alexandria Schools.

February 2019 will mark 60 years to the day when Alexandria public schools were integrated. Journalist Jim McElhatton who wrote the articles "The homeless man who made Alexandria civil rights history" and "A school cook's forgotten civil rights stand" will speak about his research into the story of James Lomax and others who helped change the face of education and civil rights in Alexandria.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History Museum, Library

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