the Greensboro Four


On February 1, 1960 four freshman from North Carolina A&T headed to Woolworth’s lunch counter dressed in their Sunday best. The four students, David Richmond, Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair Jr. (now, Jibreel Khazan) and Joe McNeil, proceeded to buy their lunch and save their receipts proving they were customers. After purchasing their lunch, the four students headed to the whites only counter where they were refused service. The four remained steadfast in their journey as they returned to the lunch counter day after day despite the backlash they received. Six months later, on July 26, Woolworth’s lunch counter became integrated.

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