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@NcPudgy talks w Clarence Henderson of the Woolworth Sit in Protest 619-638-8559

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Joing us as our host Pudgy Miller talks with Clarence Henderson who was a part of the first protest in America in Greensboro NC! You do not want to miss a part of this Black History, and this American History!!!! Dial 619-638-8559 to listen to the show or go to facebook.com/kirpradioshow and press on the  "we're Live" picture!
The back Story -
On February 1, 1960, four African American college students sat down at a lunch counter at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, North Carolina, and politely asked for service. Their request was refused. When asked to leave, they remained in their seats. Their passive resistance and peaceful sit-down demand helped ignite a youth-led movement to challenge racial inequality throughout the South.

In Greensboro, hundreds of students, civil rights organizations, churches, and members of the community joined in a six-month-long protest. Their commitment ultimately led to the desegregation of the F. W. Woolworth lunch counter on July 25, 1960.



 

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