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The Politics of Race in 1960

The fall of 1960 was one full of strife in the United States. The nation was battling an intense racial divide that was heavily present in the south, as well as undergoing a presidential election. 731 more words


Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

So last post I gave a brief history of the Atlanta Boycotts. There are a lot of variables that were involved in these sit-ins. Today I’m going to mainly talk about the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committees that was founded in 1960 from Shaw University. 752 more words


Sitting Down for Change to Emerge

October 19, 1960 most likely is a date without meaning to you, but because of a group of inspired students this date would eventually alter the future of the United States. 886 more words


Rich's Department Store Sit Ins in 1960

What do you think of when you think of Little Five Points in Atlanta, Ga? Most people would say they think of the Vortex, or all of the different vintage clothing stores and bars. 611 more words

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An Appeal for Human Rights in Atlanta

In February of 1960 a small group of black students in Greensboro, North Carolina organized a sit-in campaign at their local Woolworth’s, which refused to serve blacks from the same counter as whites. 616 more words

I'll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours - My Final Fall 1996 Takeaways

Well, it has been a long and winding road to get here but today we finally get to the wrapping it up bit for our journey through the Phish Fall 1996 Tour. 1,907 more words


And We Play Bebop in the Band - Las Vegas, NV 12.06.1996

Phish — The Aladdin Theatre — Las Vegas, NV 12.06.1996

I  Wilson>Peaches>Poor Heart>2001>Llama, YEM, CTB>Disease>Frankenstein

II  Julius, Sparkle>Mike’s>Simple>Hood>Paug, Adeline, GTBT

E  Harpua->Wildwood Weed->Harpua->I Want to Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart->Harpua->Suspicious Minds->Harpua, Suzy… 4,257 more words