How 4 College Kids Helped Spark a Movement

Photo: Jack Moebes/Greensboro News & Record

February 1, 1960 (Greensboro, NC): Four NC A&T students sat down at a Woolworth’s counter and ordered — but were refused service. Instead of leaving when told to, they sat in protest. In the following days and weeks, others joined. Besides the Greensboro Four, who are your favorite young activists (of any time period — even now)? Tell us in the comments below!

 

 

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