Today In Black History: Feb. 1 February 1, 2009Posted by Wheneva Whateva in Black History.
Tags: admendment, civil rights, constitution, in, north carolina, sit
1865 – The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery, was adopted by the 38h Congress. Ratification was completed Dec. 6, 1865.
1960 – Four students (Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and Franklin McCain) from North Carolina A&T College started the Sit-in Movement at a Woolworth’s in Greensboro, NC. By February 10, the movement had spread to fifteen southern cities in five states.