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Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

Date: January 25, 1980

Author: Dwight F. Cunningham

Biographical/Historical abstract: Dwight F. Cunningham was a staff writer for the Greensboro Daily News in 1980.

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This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969 Dudley High/A&T protests. The The article also includes a schedule of events celebrating the anniversary of the sit-ins. The events were sponsored by the February One Committee of Greensboro and by the North Carolina A&T State University Student Government Association.

This article was clipped and saved in a scrapbook about the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins by Clarence “Curly” Harris, manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the sit-ins.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.4.1044

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