Speaker: Local historian Ralph Buglass at the Rockville Memorial Library.
After the Civil War, African Americans eagerly sought education despite tremendous obstacles. But integrated schools never stood a chance at the time. Nonetheless, Rockville was the center of educational opportunities for black students. Come hear the remarkable story of perseverance and uplift that is a big part of our shared history and which still resonates in the times in which we live today. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Rockville Memorial Chapter, and Peerless Rockville. Speaker: Local historian Ralph Buglass.