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Author Talk: "Water Tossing Boulders" by Adrienne Berard

A Chinese Family's Challenge to School Segregation

2020-05-28 17:30:00 2020-05-28 19:00:00 America/New_York Author Talk: "Water Tossing Boulders" by Adrienne Berard Virtual

Thursday, May 28
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-05-28 17:30:00 2020-05-28 19:00:00 America/New_York Author Talk: "Water Tossing Boulders" by Adrienne Berard Join William & Mary's Adrienne Berard for a presentation about her book, “Water Tossing Boulders: How a Family of Chinese Immigrants Led the First Fight to Desegregate Schools in the Jim Crow South.” Virtual

Join William & Mary's Adrienne Berard for a presentation about her book, “Water Tossing Boulders: How a Family of Chinese Immigrants Led the First Fight to Desegregate Schools in the Jim Crow South.”

The book follows the story of a Chinese family in Mississippi who challenged their local school district's segregated system all the way to the Supreme Court, three decades before Brown v. Board of Education. A question and answer session will follow.

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