February One | January 29
Arts Discovery Educational Series Presents

February One

4-12
Wednesday, January 29 | 9:50 AM & 11:20 AM

On this remarkable day, February 1, in the year 1960, four college freshmen changed American history. This film depicts Ezell Blair, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil (the “Greensboro Four”) as they began a sit-in at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in North Carolina. The restaurant refused service to patrons of color. This demonstration is considered one of the pivotal moments in the American civil rights movement. In the film, protesters recount how the idea for the sit-in grew out of their late-night talks in campus dorms, and how the decision to act changed their lives and history forever.

Curriculum Connections: Visual Literacy, Contextual Relevancy, Critical Response, History, Government, Civics, Geography


Reservation submission begins on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00AM.

Durham Public Schools registration begins on Monday, August 5 at 11:00AM to August 16 for a limited number of complimentary seats.

Please complete the online reservation form at carolinatheatre.org/education to reserve your seats.

Reservations may take up to two weeks to process. If you do not receive an emailed invoice, please contact Beth Hopper, Box Office Manager at beth [at] carolinatheatre [dot] org or (919) 226.8877.

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