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News about the John Novak Archive: Four interviews from the Civil Rights Collection featured in New Book

Posted by mgcollege

Sep 10, 2013 10:48:52 AM

The recently published (2013) book, Belles of Liberty: Gender, Bennett College And The Civil Rights Movement includes four interviews collected by Dr. Dena Scher as primary sources. The book details the actions of women from Bennett College in the historic 1960 Sit-in demonstrations at Woolworths lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. These demonstrations resulted in a wave of similar sit-ins, which led to the integration of public restaurants.


Topics: All Campus News, John Novak Archive

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