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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.

→ Read a Recap and Join the Conversation at It's A Free Country

Guests:

Sarah Keys Evans and Amy Nathan
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