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PARTICIPANTS RECALL CIVIL RIGHTS SIT-INS | Feb 20

In 1957 Virginia Williams and six other African Americans sat in the “White Only” side of the Royal Ice Cream Company in Durham. After refusing to leave, they were arrested on trespassing charges. The sit-in took place nearly three years before the historic Greensboro sit-in on Feb. 1, 1960, at the F.W. Woolworth store and… Read More ›

FEBRUARY PROGRAMS AT THE MUSEUM OF HISTORY

During February, Black History Month, the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh will present an outstanding selection of programs about North Carolina African Americans. Hear about the Civil Rights movement firsthand from several people who participated in nonviolent protests. These individuals will take part in a Q&A session after the screening of the award-winning documentary… Read More ›