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Sixty-One Years Later, N.C. A&T Continues Honoring A&T Four for Igniting Sit-In Movement

01/26/2021 in Student Affairs, Alumni, College of Science and Technology

More than six decades ago, four N.C. A&T students took bold, non-violent steps against segregation and sat down at a whites-only Woolworth’s lunch Counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, sparking a national movement. On Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at noon, the university will commemorate their courageous acts through a virtual tribute: “It’s About Us.”

N.C. A&T to Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Sit-In; Roland S. Martin to Keynote

01/09/2020 in Students

In celebration of the courageous and brave acts of Jibreel Khazan (formally Ezell Blair Jr.), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil and David Richmond – known collectively as the A&T Four – N.C. A&T will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Feb. 1, 1960 Sit-In with it Commemorative Program, beginning at 7 a.m., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, with special guest speaker, Roland Martin.