TITLE

The Sit-In Demonstrations in Historic Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
DELANEY, THEODORE CARTER
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Oct2010, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p431
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented, discussing historical antecedents to the lunch counter sit-ins of the 1960s that launched the African American civil rights movement. Examples of sit-in demonstrations as far back as the 1940s are discussed, including ones staged by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People).
ACCESSION #
55419991

 

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