Standing Up by Sitting Down | National Civil Rights Museum

Standing Up by Sitting Down: Student Sit-Ins 1960

The original lunch counter is here, along with three-dimensional figures sitting in at the counter and hecklers at their side. A film is projected behind the protesters, indicating their nonviolent direct action training followed by the ensuing protests and conflicts. Through multi-touch, multi-user interaction, visitors engage in boycott stories from across the country.

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