Class Notes

On February 1, 1960, four well-dressed Black college students walked into the Woolworth store in Greensboro, NC and took a seat at the Whites only lunch counter.  They were arrested.  By the end of the week over 300 more sat in those same seats.  They represented the growing frustration of Blacks waiting for equal rights and decided to push the issue.  Later that year, the sit-in movement turned into the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee or SNCC.

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