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Lincoln School Documentary Airs on WOSU Plus

February 21 @ 9:00 pm 9:30 pm

Ohio Humanities’ documentary film The Lincoln School Story airs on WOSU Plus in Columbus!

When their school district refused to integrate after Brown v. Board of Education was decided in 1954, a group of Black mothers in Southwest Ohio marched their children to the white school, demanding admission, only to be turned away every day for two years. Their activism resulted in one of the longest sustained protests of the civil rights era. Today, their children remain committed to telling the story of their mothers’ activism and of Ohio’s role in the movement.

If you want to read more about this story, visit our Lincoln School Story page.

If you’re curious about other Ohio stories, check out our grant page. Tune in to other events on our calendar, too!



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