Approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge, Louis…

Approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The protest was over the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before. The students were arrested for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. Read more stories like th…Approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The protest was over the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before. The students were arrested for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. Read more stories like this at: Daily Black History Facts Approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown […] The post ​December 15, 1961: A Peaceful March In Baton Rouge appeared first on Black Then .