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Digital Discussion: Elizabeth Jennings Graham and the Fight to Desegregate Public Transportation in NYC

Monday, June 8 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free Online Discussion

100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat, a 24-year-old black New Yorker stood her ground on a streetcar. Her name was Elizabeth Jennings Graham.

Join Education Manager Polly Desjarlais for a digital discussion highlighting Jennings Graham’s courage and perseverance as she fought for equality, winning the first recorded legal victory for equal rights on public transportation, and creating a powerful catalyst in the fight for desegregation on all of New York’s public transit vehicles.

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Please Note: This discussion will take place online. Upon registration, all participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate. We encourage you to download theĀ Zoom app in advance for the best user experience.

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