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Library reception to honor the late Judge A. A. Birch

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

The Nashville Public Library will honor the late Judge A. A. Birch with a special reception Thursday evening.

Justice Birch passed away in August.

He served at all levels of the state's judicial system and was the first African American to serve as Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the library's Civil Rights Room.

The program will also feature the library's main exhibit on the historic Freedom Riders and Bus Boycotters.

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