Lunch Counters

Some articles on lunch counters:

Greensboro Sit-ins - Impact
9, 1960, describing the state-wide sit-ins and the resulting closures of dozens of lunch counters ... were successful in achieving the desegregation of lunch counters and other public places ... covered it nationwide, beginning with lunch counters and spreading to other forms of public accommodation, including transport facilities, art galleries, beaches, parks, swimming pools, libraries ...
Nashville Sit-ins
13 to May 10, 1960, were part of a nonviolent direct action campaign to end racial segregation at lunch counters in downtown Nashville, Tennessee ... retaliate, over 150 students were eventually arrested for refusing to vacate store lunch counters when ordered to do so by police ... When asked if he believed the lunch counters in Nashville should be desegregated, West agreed that they should ...

Famous quotes related to lunch counters:

    Long as there’s lunch counters, you can always find work.
    —Mother and Aunts Of Dorothy Allison, U.S. waitresses. As quoted in Skin, ch. 2, by Dorothy Allison (1994)