The Launching of the Student Sit-in Movement: The Role of Black Women at Bennett College

@article{Flowers2005TheLO,
  title={The Launching of the Student Sit-in Movement: The Role of Black Women at Bennett College},
  author={Deidre B. Flowers},
  journal={The Journal of African American History},
  year={2005},
  volume={90},
  pages={52 - 63}
}
  • Deidre B. Flowers
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • History
  • The Journal of African American History
This essay explores the involvement of the women of Bennett College in the student-led sit-in movement that was launched in Greensboro, North Carolina in February 1960. On 24 February 2003, Dr. Johnetta B. Cole at a book talk at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture with co-author Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall of Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women's Equality in African American Communities, mentioned that there has been very little research on the women of Bennett College who… 
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