Alexandria Is Site of Early Civil Rights Sit-In - NBC4 Washington

    Alexandria Is Site of Early Civil Rights Sit-In

    In 1939, an African-American lawyer organized a peaceful sit-in at a library in Alexandria, Virginia, years before better known civil rights protests. News4's Pat Lawson Muse takes a look at Samuel Tucker and the Alexandria Free Library protest. In 1939, an African-American lawyer organized a peaceful sit-in at a library in Alexandria, Virginia, years before better known civil rights protests. News4's Pat Lawson Muse takes a look at Samuel Tucker and the Alexandria Free Library protest. (Published Monday, Feb 6, 2017) In 1939, an African-American lawyer organized a peaceful sit-in at a library in Alexandria, Virginia, years before better known civil rights protests. See More