Monday, July 25, 1960: Greensboro sit-in (update)

The lunch counter at the F.W. Woolworth in Greensboro, North Carolina, is integrated as four black Woolworth's employees sit down and eat. The store had been the launching pad for the sit-in movement that had spread throughout the South. (See February 1.) By the end of the summer, an estimated 70,000 people had taken part in sit-ins, with 3,000 arrests.

* More about Geneva Tisdale, one of the four Woolworth's employees: @ and @
* Civil Rights Greensboro website: @
* Instructions from Students Executive Committee for Justice on how to conduct protests: @ (scroll down to "Greensboro Four Letter")
* List of sit-in cities: @
* More about sit-ins in Nashville, Tennessee: @ and @ and @

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