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    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • Television Gave Impetus to Movement

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 27, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article was published on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter. The article chronicles numerous civil rights struggles in Greensboro in the...
    • Services Put Focus on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by staff writers Kenneth Campbell and Lindsey Gruson, published January 28, 1980, reports on church services commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Also included is a...
    • 20 years ago

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins on their twentieth anniversary. The author reflects that "it is hard to believe now how absurd and pervasive and degrading the various...
    • This Time Questions Keep 4 From Eating

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell reports on events held to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. The article begins with an account of a breakfast held...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • Unfinished business

    • 1980-10-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 14, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the community response almost one year after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The author...
    • High noon shoot-out in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 11, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article culls reports from other newspapers on the murders of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. An article from...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Anger, Shock, Hopelessness, Fear Expressed; Some Distrust Justice

    • 1980-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 19, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article reports on the community reaction to the not guilty verdict in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro,...
    • Unite! To Stop Klan-Nazi Terror

    • 1979-12-19
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, published by the February 2nd Mobilization Committee, announces a peaceful demonstration to be held in Greensboro on February 2, 1980, coinciding with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. The...
    • Sit-in movement: More than a cup of coffee

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by Eric F. Goldman, published January 27, 1980, argues the importance of the February 1960 sit-ins at the downtown Greensboro Woolworth store, and discusses the background of the Greensboro Four and their reasons...
    • Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Speakers Urge Renewal of Civil Rights Fervor

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Dwight Cunningham reports on speeches made at North Carolina A&T State University by Andrew Young, Dr. Mary Berry, Rev. Ben Chavis, and Cleveland Sellers. The gathering was in commemoration of...
    • Pioneer Kept Fighting "Ugly Head of Racism"

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Kenneth Campbell discusses Gloria Eugenia Brown Wise's participation in the 1960 sit-in demonstrations at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Wise was honored by her alma mater, Bennett College,...
    • Young: Leaders with racist bent in office

    • 1980-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. In his speech, Young cited North Carolina...
    • Young: Sit-Ins Saved The South From Bloodbath

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by contributor Jaci Hughes, published January 31, 1980, recounts statements made by Andrew Young during a visit to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At a press conference, Young stated that the nonviolent civil rights...

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