Presentation on theme: "Sit-Ins 4 college students from North Carolina A & T Greensboro, NC 1960."— Presentation transcript:
Sit-Ins 4 college students from North Carolina A & T Greensboro, NC 1960
Next day, came back with 27 other students The next day, 63 more The 4 th day, white students joined them 5 th day, there were 300!
The city started cracking down --45 charged with trespassing Students responded with a boycott Sales dropped by 1/3 and merchants gave in!!!
Civil rights leader James Lawson led trainings in non-violent resistance techniques in Tennessee The Sit-In movement spread like wildfire By April 1961, 150 communities had staged sit-ins And continues to do so today…
Students did not fight backused passive resistance
1:00-22:00 Nashville Sit I ns The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was started as the student-wing of the Movement
Cabinets Closet Mr. Ds Desk Door Lunch Counter Seat WhiteboardWhiteboard Desk Jail Cell Lunch Counter Seat Cl os et Police &White Teens Stand Right Outside the Door Protesters Wave #2 Protesters Wave #1 Protesters Wave #3 Waitresses & Manager Windows