Civil rights activists remember Woolworth’s lunch counter sit in

Civil rights activists remember Woolworth’s lunch counter sit in – CBS News

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Saturday marks the 59th anniversary of when Tougaloo College students and faculty staged a sit-in at the Woolworth’s lunch counter in Jackson, Mississippi. The historic moment was documented by an iconic photograph that shows the sit-in by civil rights activists protesting segregation and the violent reaction that soon provoked. Elise Preston spoke to some of those who were there that day and saw it first-hand.

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