Wednesday, February 11, 2015

[Library Events and Programs] Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle February 12 at Central Library

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle Session Two

The Loving Story
Thursday February 12, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Led by Dr. Beverly Bond, Associate Professor of History at The University of Memphis

The moving account of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage. Their struggle culminated in a landmark Supreme Court decision, Loving v. Virginia (1967) which overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the United States.

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
3030 Poplar Ave.
Meeting Rooms A-C

For program information, contact Wang-Ying Glasgow at 901-415-2709.


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