Greensboro Sit-Ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement

Photograph Collections: History , Black Resources , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Activism , Social Issues , African American History , Civil Rights , Civil Rights , Civil Rights Movement , Demonstrations , Historical Timelines , Race Relations

Presents hours of audio clips, articles, and photographs about the Greensboro, North Carolina, sit-ins that started February 1960. Covers the young black men who sat at a whites-only lunch counter in a Woolworth store, a timeline, and news articles, a video clip of the unveiling of the statue honoring the occasion, and links to other civil rights sites. A project of the News & Record newspaper, which supplied much of the content, and the Greensboro Public Library.

The Depot



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