The South: Sit-In Anniversary

Southern Negroes have won their greatest practical advances in one short year, not from any Supreme Court decision or federal intervention, but from the simple, peaceful protest of the sit-in. Last week Negro students marched in silent files in key cities across the South to celebrate the anniversary of the first lunch-counter sit-in movement in a Greensboro, N.C. five and ten—and the achievement of lunch-counter integration in at least 85 other Southern cities. But last week's marchers were anything but jubilant. The anniversary launched a fight for equality on another front: movie theaters.

In Atlanta, Ga., Nashville,...

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