(P) Sit-ins were a non violent protest of african americans sitting at restricted lunch counters. It was mostly done by students in the 1960's. (Cuthberth-Kerr)
(P) Sit-ins was started in Greensboro, NC in February 1st of 1960. Four students- Ezell Blair, Jr., Joseph McNeill, David Richmond and Franklin McClain. All these students were a part of the NAACP and decided to do sit-ins as a new way to protest. (Cuthbert-Kerr)
(P) Before the students started sit-ins there was other attempts to desegregate lunch counters, but thanks to the Bus Boycott in 1955 it sparked the idea of sit-ins. (Morello)
(P) While the number of students participating in these lunch counter sit-ins increased, the mobs also grew to harrass these protestors. Also Store managers who first were accomodating at first were now going to take legal action. Sometimes some of the lunch counters closed for lunch or even closed all together. (Cuthbert-Kerr)
(S) During the sit-ins it spread to other states and was eventually done in 70 different places. This offset the police as they didn't expect this. (Cuthbert-Kerr)
(P) Nash a person who taught workshops at one point was arrested with people doing a sit-in, knowing they would be arrested. (Fairchild)
( P ) Some civil right-leaders helped to teach students about non-violent protests with non-segregated lunch counters. Also by they trained for the day when lunch counters had broken the color barrier. (Morello)
(Q) "it was a moment in history when God saw fit to call America back from the depths of moral depravity and onto his path of righteousness." (James Lawson)
(P) After the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights act of 1965 was passed sit-ins died out as they weren't needed anymore as diverse lunch counters were now allowed. (Cuthbert-Kerr)
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