Greensboro Sit-In

Greensboro Sit-In
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  • February 1, 1960   Greensboro, North Carolina Outside Woolworth's 
  • Why is there no democracy in Greensboro? 
  • Yeah we walk, talk and do everything the same as they do.  Just because we look different than them, doesn't mean we need to be treated differently. 
  • WOOLWORT
  • Wait! Guys, what if we had a sit-in? Some other people in different places are doing this and it has been working!
  • WOOLWORT
  • At woolworths
  • I'm sorry, but we don't serve your kind here at Woolworth's. 
  • whites  only
  • Why not? We're the same as you, but with a different color of skin.
  • whites  only
  • Well yeah, I mean this counter is for white people only, so I'm going to have to ask you to leave.
  •  I'm sorry but we aren't leaving. 
  • We're not serving you, so you might as well leave now before the cops have to escort you out. 
  • whites  only
  • No
  • whites  only
  • that's it i'm calling the cops!
  • RING RING,  RING RING
  • the next day
  • uh................what?
  • whites  only
  • whites  only
  • well this is new.
  • whites  only
  • you need to leave.....NOW
  • WHY? what are we doing that's so wrong?
  • we'll be back.
  • WOOLWORT
  • a week later
  • why are you still here? AND NOW THERE ARE MORE OF YOU???
  • LEAVE!
  • whites  only
  • we want to eat!
  • we hate you all!
  • what is your problem!
  • whites  only
  • Why are you still here!?  You are NOT GETTING SERVED SO JUST LEAVE!  You are making it impossible for other people to get their food!
  • whites  only
  • YOU KNOW WHAT!? THEY ARN'T GOING TO STOP COMING SO JUST TAKE DOWN THE SIGN AND UNSEGRAGATE THIS PLACE
  • whites  only
  • THE END
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