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The Tougaloo Nine #KeeperoftheDay

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On March 27, 1961, nine students from Tougaloo College in Mississippi entered the segregated main branch of the Jackson Public Library and began to read. Library staff quickly called the police and after refusing to leave, all nine students were all arrested and charged with breach of peace.

Read more about these courageous civil rights visionaries and their historic “read-in” here.