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The grand opening of the Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro, NC on February 1, 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro Four, the day of the first sit-in at a Woolworth’s white-only lunch counter in the North Carolina city in defiance of the Jim Crow segregation laws in the U.S. South. The four were Joseph McNeil, David Richmond, Franklin McCain, and Ezell Blair, Jr., all of them were students at the historically black college, North Carolina A & T, located in the city.

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article courtesy of Shallownation.com

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