March 26, 2013 • 09:08:26 a.m.

Library to host 'MLK and Civil Rights' event


Crowds surrounding the Reflecting Pool, during the 1963 March on Washington. (Photo by Warren K. Leffler – Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division; U.S. News & World Report Magazine Collection.)

GENEVA – The Geneva Library Foundation will present the event "MLK and Civil Rights" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the meeting room of the Geneva Public Library, 127 James St., Geneva.

Geneva residents Loy and Linda Williams will speak from their personal experiences about the state of race relations in the south in the 1960s, and the efforts to bring about change. They had volunteered with Martin Luther King Jr.'s Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The event is free, but registration is appreciated.

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