February 01, 1960

(Photograph copyright 2020 by Dan Routh)

Woolworth lunch counter. Greensboro, North Carolina. Sixty years ago today four black NC A&T University students sat down at the white’s only lunch counter and spearheaded the civil rights movement in America. Image is of three of the Greensboro Four and the son of the fourth on the morning of the opening of the International Civil Rights Museum.