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54 Years After Southern Library Refused Library Card to Black Teens, An Apology




These times we’re living in are really hard, and there are only so many kitten and puppy videos I can watch to lift my sprits.


So, it was honestly heart-warming to watch this post from Anis Mojgani, whose Twitter bio describes him as the “10th Poet Laureate of Oregon. Black Iranian Southern boy,” about a letter his mother received.


He posted, “Yesterday was 54 yrs since my moms & 6 other young Black folks were denied library cards in Hattiesburg MS, Freedom Summer. My brother reached out to the