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Amy Nathan

author, Take a Seat -- Make a Stand: A Hero in the Family

Amy Nathan appears in the following:

Comments Roundup: Your Civil Rights Stories

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

WNYC
In the late 40's, my mother would walk into luncheonettes and before ordering would ask, do you serve blacks here? If the answer was no, she'd turn and walk out.

- Martha, on the Brian Lehrer Show Facebook page

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Black History Month: Local Hero

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Sarah Keys Evans, a Brooklyn resident and Civil Rights figure, is the subject of the book Take a Seat -- Make a Stand: A Hero in the Family. She joins Amy Nathan, the book's author, to talk about her arrest in 1952 that resulted in the end to race-based seating rules in interstate transportation.

Listeners: Call in or post your own family's Civil Rights hero story.

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