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Desegregating the Lunch Counter

  • Aired: 01/17/2013
  • 06:07
  • Rating: NR
In this episode excerpt, History Detective Tukufu Zuberi interviews two participants in the 1960 sit-ins in Winston-Salem, NC: Carl Matthews, who desegregated the lunch counters, and Bill Stevens, a white man who supported and was arrested with Matthews. Matthews and Stevens describe what it was like to be a part of the Civil Rights Movement and the strategies they used.
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