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    Posted February 1, 2010 by
    rbd1966
    Location
    Greensboro, North Carolina
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    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Revisiting civil rights history

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    Students from North Carolina A&T State University head to the site of an historic protest 50 years ago to the day. On Feb. 1, 1960, four A&T freshmen initiated the sit-in movement when they declined to leave a segregated lunch counter at a downtown Greensboro department store.

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