African Americans Civil Rights Movement Protests Sit-ins Woman's College Woolworth

The Woolworth Sit-Ins Remembered by Woman’s College Alumni

Woolworth Prior to the 1960s, all public accommodations in the South were segregated including hotels, restaurants, restrooms, theaters, water fountains, and lunch counters.  African Americans could buy food at some lunch counters and take the food out, but they could not sit at the counters to eat. On Monday, February 1, 1960, four North Carolina […]