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North Carolina A & T State University Marching Band 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo

North Carolina A & T State University Marching Band 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo

Four black university students from N.C. A&T University began a sit-in at a segregated F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C. Although they were refused service, they were allowed to stay at the counter. The event triggered similar nonviolent protests throughout the South. Six months later, the original four protesters are served lunch at the same Woolworth's counter. Student sit-ins would be an effective tactic throughout the South in integrating parks, swimming pools, theaters…

Four black university students from N.C. A&T University began a sit-in at a segregated F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C. Although they were refused service, they were allowed to stay at the counter. The event triggered similar nonviolent protests throughout the South. Six months later, the original four protesters are served lunch at the same Woolworth's counter. Student sit-ins would be an effective tactic throughout the South in integrating parks, swimming pools, theaters…

February One statue. 2009. NC Agricultural and Technical State University.

February One statue. 2009. NC Agricultural and Technical State University.

North Carolina A & T State University Marching Band 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo

North Carolina A & T State University Marching Band 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo

the Greensboro Four (North Carolina) On Feb 1, 1960 four black freshmen at NC A State Univ. took seats at the segregated lunch counter at F.W. Woolworth's in Greensboro, NC. They were refused service but sat peacefully until the store closed. Returning the next day along w/ 25 other students (again denied service). Finally in July, Woolworth's integrated all of its stores. The 4 young men became icons of the civil rights movement.

the Greensboro Four (North Carolina) On Feb 1, 1960 four black freshmen at NC A State Univ. took seats at the segregated lunch counter at F.W. Woolworth's in Greensboro, NC. They were refused service but sat peacefully until the store closed. Returning the next day along w/ 25 other students (again denied service). Finally in July, Woolworth's integrated all of its stores. The 4 young men became icons of the civil rights movement.

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