Created Equal: 60th Anniversary of TLH Lunch Counter Sit-ins

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Presented by Leon County Public Library at The Moon, Tallahassee FL

Feb 13 2020
Created Equal: 60th Anniversary of TLH Lunch Counter Sit-ins

On Thursday, February 13th we’ll gather to observe an important community anniversary. 60 years ago this February, the Civil Rights Lunch Counter Sit-ins began here in our hometown.

In observance of the 60th anniversary of the Tallahassee Lunch Counter Sit-ins, Leon County Government and The Village Square proudly present the fifth annual “Created Equal.” You won’t want to miss this special evening.

On February 13, 1960, the Tallahassee Democrat covered a story: “The lunch counter in Woolworth’s was closed at noon yesterday when a group of Negroes sat down and asked to be served.” These students would go to jail for 7 long weeks to advance the cause of civil rights

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