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FYI Podcast: Desegregation of Libraries in the Jim Crow South

by on May 8, 2023

In this episode, we discuss the history of library segregation in the Jim Crow south and the fight for desegregation. Our guests, Suzanne LaPierre and Chris Barbuschak are librarians at the Fairfax County Library in Virginia and the authors of “Desegregation in Northern Virginia Libraries.” Their book sheds light on the libraries in Northern Virginia during the era of segregation and the civil rights activists who fought for change. Join us as we gain valuable insights into this important part of library history.