Marian Anderson and the Easter Sunday Concert

It’s 1939, Marian Anderson is invited to perform at an Easter concert. Demand for tickets surge, and concert organizers set out to find the largest venue in Washington, D.C. When the perfect location is found, organizers learn that no black performers are allowed at the venue. Eleanor Roosevelt learns of the discrimination and steps in to make the concert happen.

  • Race Relations in 1930s
  • Determination
  • Washington, D.C. Monuments

Splash Read stories historical fiction short stories for kids. The stories are based on real events and intended to facilitate a discussion between parent and child or teacher and student. Each story teaches a lesson from the past and encourages critical thinking and problem-solving.

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