Don't Mess With Minerva Miller - UI Podcast #157

Useless Information Podcast

29-09-2021 • 33 mins

In 1911, Mrs. Minerva Miller and two friends went to The Paterson Show in Paterson, NJ to watch a movie. A standard ticket cost 5 cents, but Mrs. Miller was told that she would have to pay 25 cents because she was black. Minerva Miller decided to challenge the theater's racist policy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices