May 23, 1963: Woolworth’s Lunch Counter Sit In Held

John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, Memphis Norman, Anne Moody, others assaulted as they participate in a sit in at Woolworth’s lunch counter in Jackson; Dr. Daniel Biettel, president of Tougaloo, and Rev. Ed King also present; protests followed, ending segregation of some city facilities.

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