Greensboro Sit-ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement

updated 2004

Sit-in Movement Links

Local to Greensboro

Civil Rights Sites

  • Civil Rights: A Status Report
    A history of the Black American and the Civil Rights movement
  • National Civil Rights Museum
    A collection of Civil Rights artifacts including Dr. Martin Luther King's speeches and replicas of civil rights monuments
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    The site for the NAACP, whose mission is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority group citizens of the United States.
  • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
    The site celebrates the Civil Rights Movement with archives, exhibits, sculpture, and multimedia presentations
  • Civil Rights Movement Veterans
    A non-commercial website created created by civil rights workers who were active in the Southern Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s. We provide movement history and background, a speakers list and veteran contact information, personal stories, narratives and interviews, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), and an extensive movement-related bibliography and list of web links.
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Historical sites

Black History Sites

  • African-American Mosaic
    Library of Congress Resource guide for the study of black history and culture. A resource guide to the institution's African American collections.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Sites

Sit-In Students/Faculty Sit-In Activists Sit-In Key Players Sit-In City/Government Sit-In Police