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92-Year-Old Black Woman Finally Gets Library Card 73 Years After She Was Denied One Because Of Her Skin Color

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It took 73 years, but a 92-year-old woman can finally check out books from her now-former local library. Pearl Thompson received a library card on Thursday after the better part of a century had passed since she was told she couldn’t check out a book because of her skin color. In 1942, Thompson was given an…

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