Student Sit-In Organizers Expelled from Alabama State University [VIDEO]

1 Posted by - March 21, 2023 - CIVIL RIGHTS, Video

On February 29th, 1960, Alabama Governor John Patterson spoke out against an anti-segregation sit-in that was taking place in the Montgomery County Courthouse. Students from Alabama State College, a traditionally black institution in Montgomery, were in the 5th day of a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter in the courthouse. The university expelled the nine student leaders of the courthouse sit-in.

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