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Remembering the 1960s 'Sit-in' Civil Rights Movement

February is U.S. Black History Month, a time to pay tribute to people and events that helped shape the history of African Americans.  A pivotal moment in that history happened 54 years ago when four black university students in North Carolina sat down at a whites-only lunch counter.  Their actions re-ignited the U.S. civil rights movement and the struggle by millions of African Americans to achieve racial equality and justice. In 1960, Joseph McNeil and three other young black...

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