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1939 Alexandria Library Sit-in
and Audrey P. Davis talk about the 1939 Alexandria Library sit-in, led by African-American attorney Samuel Tucker. In 1937, the Alexandria Free library opened, and African Americans were denied its use. After several attempts to argue his case for a true public library, Mr. Tucker organized a protest in August of 1939. Click on
Virtual Book Discussions
Diversity Book Club – “A Woman is No Man” by Etaf Rum – Monday, June 8, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Please join us for a virtual discussion of “A Woman is No Man” by Etaf Rum. This debut novel by an Arab-American voice takes us inside the lives of conservative Arab women living in America. Click on this link for details – BookDiscussion
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All Things Zoom – Wednesday, June 9 @ 1:00 pm
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Hyde Park on Hudson highlights a momentous occasion in U.S. history – the first time a British monarch set foot on American soil. In 1939, King George VI visits FDR at his home in New York. War looms over the horizon, and England needs the help of the US and their President. Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Coleman, and Samuel West star in this film about one of the most momentous meetings in history.
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. Visit the AARP Facebook Page at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, June 5, and click on the video link.