"Fifteen seconds after ... I had the most wonderful feeling. I had a feeling of liberation, restored manhood. I had a natural high. And I truly felt almost invincible. Mind you, [I was] just sitting on a dumb stool and not having asked for service yet," - Franklin McCain
A quote from one of the initial members of the Greensboro Four about how what they were doing was like nothing he had ever done before.
PSA works cited in showbie
Corbis, Jack. Joseph McNeil (from Left), Franklin McCain, Billy Smith and Clarence Henderson Sit in Protest at the Whites-only Lunch Counter at Woolworth during the Second Day of Peaceful Protest, Feb. 2, 1960. 1960. Greensboro, North Carolina. NPR. Web. 13 Jan. 2017. <http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18615556>.
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Harassment during a Civil Rights Sit-in at the Cherrydale Drug Fair in Arlington, VA June 10, 1960 -. 1960. Imgday.com, Arlington, VA. Imgday. Web. 12/ Jan. 2017. <http://imgday.com/2014/10/harassment-during-a-civil-rights-sit-in-at-the-cherrydale-drug-fair-in-arlington-va-june-10-1960/>.
In the Days after February 1, 1960, the Sit-ins Spread like Wildfire throughout the South. Within Three Months, Sit-ins Were Taking Place in More than 55 Cities in 13 States. 1960. International Civil Rights Center and Museum. International Civil Rights Center and Museum. Web. 12 Jan. 2017. <https://www.sitinmovement.org/history/sit-in-movement.asp>.
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