Our Stories: Post-WWII Through the Civil Rights Era

When:
February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
2017-02-23T19:00:00-05:00
2017-02-23T19:15:00-05:00
Where:
CRRL Headquarters Library
1201 Caroline St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
USA
Contact:
540–372–1144

A panel of community members from our area – Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, and Westmoreland – will share their experiences that parallel, in ways both large and small, those of the women profiled in the book, Hidden Figures, our Rappahannock Reads selection. How were the challenges, obstacles, and opportunities encountered by four trailblazing African American women mathematicians at NASA also a reflection of the lives of local African Americans in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s?

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