Carousel sit-ins: Glen Echo and Gwynn Oak amusement parks

Glen Echo Amusement Park

Not all civil rights battles were fought in marches or at lunch counters. In the Washington, D.C. area, one struggle occurred at Glen Echo amusement park, and another took place down the road at Gwynn Oak amusement park. The protests show the pervasive reach of segregation, and the many places people had to fight for […]