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    • College racism targeted

    • 1990-02-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Donald W. Patterson appeared in the February 23, 1990 Greensboro News & Record and reports on an upcoming investigation of racism within North Carolina schools and colleges. Citing several recent incidents, including a walkout at...
    • Do the right thing

    • 1990-08-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Franklin McCain, one of the four original participants in the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, appeared in the August 26, 1990, Greensboro News & Record, and focuses discriminatory practices within private clubs in the south. McCain cites a...
    • A&T quartet re-enacts sit-ins at Woolworth's

    • 1990-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the February 2, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and discusses a memorial celebration and reenactment held on February 1, 1990, the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. All four original...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • Racial tensions on rise, clergy say

    • 1969-11-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Susan Sawyers from the November 18, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, reports on the work of a clergy task force on race relations. The task force included longtime activist Nelson Johnson and Barbara Dua of The University of North...
    • Woolworth's reconsidered after 30 years

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro News & Record, appeared January 28, 1990, in observance of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Snider cites William H. Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights...
    • Greensboro Four keep humility intact

    • 1990
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa 1990 article by John Alexander, editorial page editor of the Greensboro News & Record, discusses the humility of the four former students who launched the sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair Jr.), Franklin...
    • NAACP wants dismissals at Page for racial incident

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 1990 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the reaction of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to a January 26, 1990, incident at Page High School in Greensboro, North...
    • George Simkins: a lifetime struggling for civil rights

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record, profiles George Simkins, former president of the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In a first-person narrative,...
    • On the playgrounds, it's a mixed bag

    • 1987-12-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 14, 1987, article from the Greensboro News & Record by sports writer Lisa D. Mickey, reports on the effect of race relations on recreational sports in Greensboro. The article begins with a history of the integration of the Gillespie...
    • Time to reflect on racial issues

    • 1987-12-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 18, 1987, guest column from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Charles W. Fairley of the Greensboro Visions Task Force on Housing and concerns an upcoming march in Greensboro by a white supremacist organization. Fairley asks...
    • 30 years later, Woolworth sit-ins to be remembered

    • 1989-12-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 28, 1989 article by Jim Schlosser was published in the Greensboro News & Record, and reports on upcoming events commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the sit-ins at the Woolworth store in Greensboro. The article includes...
    • Listen to the footsteps

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial from the February 1, 1990, issue of the Greensboro News & Record, commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins. The editorial notes that the sit-ins were part of a larger movement, one that had...
    • Four men return, welcomed now

    • 1990-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 2, 1990, photo feature from the Greensboro News & Record consists of the original "Greensboro Four" photo from the 1960 sit-ins, and two shots of the thirtieth anniversary celebration at the Greensboro Woolworth store on February 1,...
    • Museum unveils stools from sit-in

    • 1990-02-03
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 3, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Jim Schlosser on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. The article concerns the Greensboro Historical Museum exhibit opening...
    • Shielded from the ugliness

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Allen Johnson III, as a personal remembrance of his childhood in segregated Greensboro and of changes in recent years. Johnson discusses his parents' reaction to the...
    • Page students told to consider walkouts

    • 1990-02-05
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 5, 1990 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the reaction of Greenboro City Council member Earl Jones and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to a January 26, 1990, incident...
    • [Woolworth Corporation advertisement commemorating the the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This fragment of an advertisement from the Woolworth Corporation commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins and features a photograph of the four students who launched the sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, David Richmond, Franklin...
    • 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...

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