Sit-ins and the Civil Rights Movement

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor Traci Parker talked about the lunch counter sit-ins that took place in the early 1960s as… read more

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor Traci Parker talked about the lunch counter sit-ins that took place in the early 1960s as part of the civil rights movement. She described how organizers of these protests hoped to bring about change for both African-American consumers and workers in department stores. Her class also compared social activism then and now and explored the role of social media. close

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Sit-ins and the Civil Rights Movement

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Program ID:
453617-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2019 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 27, 2019 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 19, 2019 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2019 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2019 | 11:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2019 | 6:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2019 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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