Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Great March on Washington DC
All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and remain closed all day on Thursday, November 26, for Thanksgiving.
Join us as we commemorate one of the landmark events in the civil rights movement.
Library staff will lead a march around the block carrying signs representative of those seen in 1963.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 – 4 p.m.
Kansas City Public Library Lucile H. Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect Ave.
Following the March, the documentary Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin will be shown. Rustin was the sole organizer of The Great March on Washington.