Digital Discussion - Elizabeth Jennings Graham: The Fight to Desegregate Transportation in NYC

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Friday April 03

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12:30 PM  –  1:30 PM

100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat, a 24-year-old black New Yorker stood her ground on a streetcar. Her name was Elizabeth Jennings Graham.

 

Join Education Manager Polly Desjarlais for a discussion highlighting Jennings Graham's courage and perseverance as she fought for equality, winning the first recorded legal victory for equal rights on public transportation, and creating a powerful catalyst in the fight for desegregation on all of New York's public transit vehicles. 

 

 

Please Note: This discussion will take place online. Upon registration, all participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate. We encourage you to download the Zoom app in advance for the best user experience

 

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