The Greensboro Four-1960 Sit-In
Updated: 12/16/2019
The Greensboro Four-1960 Sit-In
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Storyboard Description

Imagine that you and your family decided to go to the neighborhood MacDonalds to order your favorite Happy Meal and were denied service simply because of the color of your skin.. We this is what happened to four N CA&T University students that planned a sit-in at the Woolworth's counter in Greensboro NC after being fed up with discrimination... Cree Mason a recent A&T graduate shares a black history moment to educate her daughter Jru DeVeaux Mason about how four black students sat down to stand up for equality.

Storyboard Text

  • Gentlemen I am going to have to remind you that this is a white only establishment.Please leave to avoid being arrested.
  • Hey guys let's stop in at the Woolworth's for a bite to eat.
  • Sounds good to me.I'm about to starve.Think my stomach just ate my liver.LOL
  • With all of the Desegregation and Jim Crow Laws that may not be a good idea.
  • A doughnut and a cup of coffee with cream would be great.We represent Martin Luther King and come in peace.
  • Why are these negros still in my restaurant?!It is bad for businessThey are having a peaceful protest.Nothing wrong with that.
  • White's Only!!Can't you people read!Jim Crow laws say we do not have to serve colored's.I'm calling the cops!
  • WOW It is 1960 and people are still being treated unfairly because of the color of their skin.Yeah man we need to make a change!
  • Let's Boycott Woolworth'sYeah!!We demand the same treatment as all people!!
  • Ma'amI will talk with them and have them removed ASAP.
  • I don't know about you guys but I refuse to leave unless I receive the same service as the whites.Ya'll in or what?
  • whites onlyNo coloreds allowed!!
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