On a cold February Afternoon in 1960 in Greensboro North Carolina 4 courageous College Students Stood Up so We Can sit down and eat at Establishments around the United States. They did not do it for money, fame or recognition they did it because it was the Right Thing To Do.
On January 31, 2020 and February 1, 2020
We will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Sit In at Woolworth.
Listen to these historic videos.
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#STANDWITHBENNETT Greensboro is the center of the civil rights movement. We proudly will boast that our institutions of higher learning and rich history including the Underground Railroad powered by the Quakers and the brave enslaved African captive running from the kidnappers who held themselves and family in slavery for hundreds of years. The Quakers […]
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One of my first jobs was at the African American Atelier. The first major Jewelry sale I ever made was to the African American Atelier’s Gift Store. For 25 years The African American Atelier has been an Anchor in the Greensboro Community, Educating and Nurturing the Artist in all of us young and old. […]
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