The Greensboro sit in,act of nonviolent protest against a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, that began on February 1, 1960.
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Its success led to a wider sit-in movement, organized primarily by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, that spread throughout the South.
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The sit-in was organized by Ezell Blair, Jr. (later Jibreel Khazan), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, and David Richmond—all African Americans and all students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro.
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Influenced by the nonviolent protest techniques of Mohandas Gandhi and the Journey of Reconciliation organized by the Congress of Racial Equality, the four men executed a plan to draw attention to racial segregation in the private sector.
Enlisting the aid of Ralph Johns, a local white businessman who was sympathetic to their cause , the students, who came to be dubbed the Greensboro Four, planned their social action in great detail.
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While blacks were allowed to patronize the dining area, they were relegated to a standing snack bar, as the lunch counter was designated for “whites only.”