Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins by Carole Boston WeatherfordWhen four courageous black teens sat down at a lunch counter in the segregated South of 1960, the reverberations were felt both far beyond and close to home. This insightful story offers a childs-eye view of this seminal event in the American Civil Rights Movement. Connie is used to the signs and customs that have let her drink only from certain water fountains and which bar her from local pools and some stores, but still . . . shed love to sit at the lunch counter, just like shes seen other girls do.
Showing how an ordinary family becomes involved in the great and personal cause of their times, its a tale that invites everyone to celebrate our countrys everyday heroes, of all ages.
Martin Luther King, Jr., For weeks afterward, when the phone rang, Lanny Goldfinch, then 21, would listen to the epithets. Then he'd tell the callers that his goal had been simple.
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