Feb. 1, 1960 | Black Students and the Greensboro Sit-In 

Never forget. Students have and will always rise up. 

“On Feb. 1, 1960, four black college students, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, David Richmond and Ezell Blair, sat down at a “whites-only” lunch counter at a Woolworth’s in Greensboro, N.C., and refused to leave after being denied service. Additional students joined them over the following weeks and months, and sit-in protests spread through North Carolina to other states in the South…”

Read more: https://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/learning/2012/02/01/feb-1-1960-black-students-and-the-greensboro-sit-in/


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