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  • Title: Blacks
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    • 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...
    • Job opportunities for Blacks

    • 1976-10-12
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 12, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on contemporary job opportunities for blacks and as such provides an example of the cultural climate for African American students at the...
    • Blacks, Young Becoming Church Leaders, Group Told

    • 1970-11-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 23, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on the increased involvement of blacks and youths in church leadership. Dr. Robert V. Moss Jr., president of the United Church of Christ, says that the involvement of...
    • Many Blacks Are Bitter About Busing

    • 1974
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro Daily News reporter Joe McNulty spent three weeks interviewing black students and employees at Grimsley High School, a formerly all-white high school that had just been integrated, in preparation for this article. The article reports...
    • Frosh Blacks Few

    • 1980-09-16
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This September 16, 1980 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the declining enrollment of African American at the school and presents differing administrative views as to the cause.
    • Instructor relates Blacks and Whites

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 28, 1973 article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), Neo Black Society faculty advisor Marie Darr offers her comments on the controversy surrounding the organization....
    • Blacks State Grievances

    • 1970-03-23
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 23, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a sit-in protest by twenty-five members of the newly formed student organization, Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB), who made...
    • Athletes Backed by Blacks

    • 1969-10-10
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 10, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a demonstration by African American students regarding grooming policies for athletes. While the school's policy mandated short hair on...
    • 4 Lonely Blacks Woke A Nation: Decade Of Protest Began Here

    • 1970-01-30
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 30, 1970 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey recalls the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and...
    • South's Blacks' 1st Battle Was Here

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This brief article, published February 7, 1970, discusses the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and Ezell Blair...
    • Blacks Not Stereotyped

    • 1968-11-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this November 1, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Phil Edgerton examines racial stereotyping on campus by interviewing several African American students who discuss special treatment,...
    • Color-blindness Not For Blacks

    • 1969-03-14
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 14, 1969 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, student writer Jean Parvin reportson the visit by James Farmer to the college. Farmer was Assistant Secretary of the Health, Education, and Welfare...
    • 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...
    • We were told most blacks did not want change

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro News & Record article was written by Miles Wolff, Jr., author of Lunch at the Five and Ten (How It All Began), a 1970 book on the Greensboro sit-ins. The article features Wolff's personal perspective on the event as well as his...
    • Strife at High School Leaves Scars: Many Blacks Don't Like Busing Either

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article quotes African American students about their experiences at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School. Many of these students, who were a small minority at Grimsley, longed to attend a school...

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