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9-Year-Old Ronald McNair Walks into a Segregated Library in 1959

February 20, 2014

Ronald McNair was an astronaut who was tragically killed in the Challenger explosion in 1986. He was the second African American in space, and in this sweet little cartoon, his brother Carl tells the story of Ron’s trip to the library when he was 9 years old, as well as the influence Star Trek had on him.

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