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Cover of The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era

Christopher Schmidt, The University of Chicago Press

Author: Christopher W. Schmidt On February 1, 1960, four African American college students entered the Woolworth department store in Greensboro, North Carolina, and sat down at the lunch counter.…

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