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SIT-IN: How four friends stood up by sitting down by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down by Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrated by Brian Pinkney is a wonderful book to teach children about the Civil Rights Movement and the work of young African American students as they fought against the injustice of segregation. 307 more words

Non-fiction

It's 1970 and I'm a big shot

I’m in ninth grade and about to participate in my first sit-in. Why not? The whole country is protesting something – women’s rights, the Vietnam War, President Nixon. 121 more words

Inspiration

This Day In Black History: February 2nd- Eleven People Arrested After Sit-In

Here are some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts:

1989 – Rebellion After Suspicious Death During Arrest… 326 more words

Black History Month

This Day In Black History: February 2nd- Eleven People Arrested After Sit-In

Here are some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts:

1989 – Rebellion After Suspicious Death During Arrest… 316 more words

Black History Month

Week long sit-ins planned outside PM’s residence over settlements bill (GOOD!!!)

Incensed by the controversial settlements regulation bill, which they deem a “manifestly illegal measure to seize privately owned Palestinian land,” dozens of activists are holding a demonstration of indefinite length outside the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem. 290 more words

Daily News

C.T. Vivian

Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian was another leader during the Civil Rights Movement. He would use his preaching to spread the idea of equality throughout all mankind. 532 more words

Sit Ins

The CORE of the Sit-ins

The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was formed in 1942 as one of the leading activist groups during the Civil Rights Movement. CORE was founded by a group of students at the University of Chicago: James L. 499 more words

Amy Pellegrini