Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged
Tells the story of Viola Desmond, an African Canadian woman who, in 1946, challenged a Nova Scotia movie theater's segregation policy by refusing to move from her seat to an upstairs section designated for use by blacks.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rvalencia - LibraryThing
Viola starts the story faced with a small problem which soon escalates to a larger more important problem. Her car breaks down in a small town in Canada so she decides to go see a movie at the local ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tina265 - LibraryThing
Viola was arrested because she wanted to sit in a seat at the theater and she wasn't allowed. She was arrested. She tried to get them to pass a no segregation law. She failed but it was later passed and accepted. Read full review