If this is your first time in Greensboro, you may not know the rich history the City has in the Civil Rights Movement. The best place to start exploring is the International Civil Rights Center and Museum located in the historic 1929 F.W. Woolworth building. The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is one of the most unique Greensboro attractions and cannot be missed.
On February 1, 1960, four African-American students ordered a cup of coffee at “whites-only” lunch counter at the Woo
lsworth's store. When the staff refused to serve them, the men sat there all day. On the next day, even more nonviolent protesters came back. After a period of time, the Woolsworth's store became desegregated and began serving blacks and whites. This nonviolent sit-in was buy cheap cialis online the first of many in North Carolina. The original portion of the lunch counter in Woolsworth's store where the four African-American students sat has never been moved and is an integral part of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.
The International Civil Rights Center and Museum serves as is an archival center and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. This Greensboro attraction is a 'must-see' for everyone young and old. Make plans now to visit this amazing attraction just minutes from Ashford Suites High Point, NC.
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