More than a news magazine Invaluable resource. The students were dressed like they were on the way to church or going to a big social affair. But Rock Hill continues to resist any form of racial equality and sit-ins resume there in June. I think it was in keeping with what we had been taught in the workshops, so I felt very good, in the sense of righteous indignation, about being arrested, but at the same time I felt the commitment and dedication on the part of the students.
It was a Woolworth in the heart of the downtown area, and we occupied every seat at the lunch counter, every seat in the restaurant, and it did happen.
That was the turning point. To go to jail was to bring shame and disgrace on the family.
The violent hecklers are not arrested, instead 81 nonviolent protesters are hauled off to jail. We planned a series of work-shops on nonviolence to begin to start that process. We took our seats in a very orderly, peaceful fashion.
We made a decision to go, and we all went to the same store. After many years and hundreds of issues, our publication not only continues its mission, but also has exceeded expectations by becoming a true partner to business and the community.
The competitive Best Places to Work Program identifies, recognizes and honors the best places of employment in Baton Rouge. We tried to give people a fairly good view of nonviolence, and we mixed that with role-playing of various kinds. They knew that this was not to be stopped, this was not to be played with or to be joked with.
They put lighted cigarettes down their backs, in their hair, and they were really beating people. He said that if we go down on this particular day, he understood that the police would stand to the side and let a group of white hoodlums and thugs come in and beat people up, and then we would be arrested.
The mayor knew now that he would have to speak to us.
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