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July 2, 2022
1:00 pm
3:00 pm

People Pride & Promise Childrens Book Discussion And Book Signing with Prisca Barnes

Join childrens book author Prisca Barnes for a book reading and signing on The Story of the Dockum Sit-In. In July 1958, Black students gathered at downtown Wichita’s Dockum Drugstore to stage a peaceful protest against the unequal practice of segregation. Tired of being denied access to the city’s movie theaters and restaurants, students took action and turned their attention to the lunch counter at the popular drugstore. People Pride & Promise tells the untold story of the first youth-led lunch counter sit-in that revolutionized the Civil Rights Movement. Attendees will then hear from author Prisca Barnes and view a presentation on the Sit-In. A book signing will take place after the event.

Urban Reads Book Store

Free Donations suggested

3008 Greenmount Avenue
Baltimore, 21218

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