History Makers 2008: Howard High School, Class of 1960
Special | 17m 13s | Video has closed captioning.
By the end of the 1950s, several American cities had experienced non-violent civil rights protests. The movement had not yet touched the daily life of the city of Chattanooga until February 19, 1960, when thirty local African-American high school students walked into three downtown Chattanooga variety stores and quietly took seats at their traditionally segregated lunch counters.
Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning