Friday, February 06, 2009

Meet Brave Teen Who Helped Desegregation

Book JacketClaudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
by Phillip Hoose

Come and meet Phillip Hoose and Claudette Colvin at the Five Points West Branch to hear them discuss the true story of a brave teen who helped set the stage for desegregation.

Claudette had no traditional social advantages (i.e money, family connections, higher education). Yet as a teen she stood up for what she believed in, and made a difference. Her courageous actions proved that young people can affect change, no matter how the odds seemed stacked against them.

Event Information
Event: Author Phillip Hoose and Civil Rights Activist Claudette Colvin
Place: Five Points West Library
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Time: 4:00 p.m.

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