Janice Jackson, Evelyn Pierce, and Ethel Sawyer of the Tougaloo Nine, under arrest for the crime of reading in a "white only" libraray. Jackson, Mississippi, 1961.

Janice Jackson, Evelyn Pierce, and Ethel Sawyer of the Tougaloo Nine, under arrest for the crime of reading in a "white only" libraray.

"Tougaloo Nine" Nine members of the NAACP Youth Council — Meredith Anding, Samuel Bradford, Alfred Cook, Geraldine Edwards, Janice Jackson, Joseph Jackson, Albert Lassiter, Evelyn Pierce, and Ethel Sawyer — attempt to use the white-only Jackson public library on March 27, 1961. They sit quietly at different tables reading books that are not available in the "colored" library. When the nine refuse to leave, they are arrested for "Disturbing the Peace" and become known as the "Tougaloo Nine."

"Tougaloo Nine" Nine members of the NAACP Youth Council — Meredith Anding, Samuel Bradford, Alfred Cook, Geraldine Edwards, Janice Jackson, Joseph Jackson, Albert Lassiter, Evelyn Pierce, and Ethel Sawyer — attempt to use the white-only Jackson public library on March 27, 1961. They sit quietly at different tables reading books that are not available in the "colored" library. When the nine refuse to leave, they are arrested for "Disturbing the Peace" and become known as the "Tougaloo Nine."

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(Loro sono Janice Jackson, Evelyn Pierce ed Ethel Sawyer, appartenenti ai Tougaloo Nine. Il 27 marzo del 1961, entrarono, insieme ad altri 6 studenti e sdentesse del Tougaloo College, nella biblioteca comunale di Jackson, riservata all'epoca alla sola popolazione bianca. La polizia irruppe e i nove vennero arrestati. Le loro azioni ispirarono il movimento dei diritti civili nel Mississippi. nella foto il momento dell'arresto. è splendida l'espressione fiera di queste tre giovani donne e lo…

(Loro sono Janice Jackson, Evelyn Pierce ed Ethel Sawyer, appartenenti ai Tougaloo Nine. Il 27 marzo del 1961, entrarono, insieme ad altri 6 studenti e sdentesse del Tougaloo College, nella biblioteca comunale di Jackson, riservata all'epoca alla sola popolazione bianca. La polizia irruppe e i nove vennero arrestati. Le loro azioni ispirarono il movimento dei diritti civili nel Mississippi. nella foto il momento dell'arresto. è splendida l'espressione fiera di queste tre giovani donne e lo…

Avalokiteshvara, bodhisattva of compassion © Robert Beer

Robert Beer from Tibetan Thangka Painting: Methods and Madness by David and Janice Jackson, courtesy of Snow Lion Publications.

Arrested for entering a public library. The Tougaloo Nine: (From top left) Joseph Jackson Jr., Albert Lassiter, Alfred Cook, Ethel Sawyer, Geraldine Edwards, Evelyn Pierce, Janice Jackson, James Bradford, and Meredith Anding Jr. Photos: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Arrested for entering a public library. The Tougaloo Nine: (From top left) Joseph Jackson Jr., Albert Lassiter, Alfred Cook, Ethel Sawyer, Geraldine Edwards, Evelyn Pierce, Janice Jackson, James Bradford, and Meredith Anding Jr. Photos: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

My Aunt Ethel is pictured closest to the police.  She is a retired St. Louis Professor.  Between the Gate Posts: Investigating the Tougaloo Nine

Bottom Picture: Janice Jackson, Evelyn Pierce, and Ethel Sawyer the Tougaloo Nine

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