Grade Range: 7-12Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary SourceDuration: 98 MinutesDate Posted: 2/12/2010
During this 98-minute archived webcast, hear three members of the Greensboro Four reflect on their experiences as nonviolent protesters during the civil rights movement. The three surviving members of the Greensboro Four, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair, Jr.), Franklin McCain, and Joseph McNeil participated in an oral history. Their bold action ignited student involvement in the Civil Rights Movement when they staged a sit-in at the Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 1, 1960.
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On February 1, 1960, four African American college students--Ezell A. Blair, Jr. (now Jibreel Kha...
desegregation, 20th Century, black history month, American history, legal, history, politics, civil disobedience, Government, North Carolina, Segregation, communication, Twentieth Century, civil rights, protest, 1900, political, law, democracy, racism
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror,...
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