Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Students at JCSU Sit-In to Integrate Public Accommodations in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

"In recognition of  Human Relations Month, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee is happy to invite you to a community panel discussion on the sit-ins of the 1960’s to integrate public accommodations in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Please join us at 6:00 p.m.  on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 North McDowell Street.

Members of the panel will include courageous citizens  of our community who actually participated in the sit-ins and engaged in other endeavors to advance the cause of civil rights, equity and inclusion in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

  • B.B. DeLaine
  • Charles Jones
  • Hattie Walker
  • Edith DeLaine
  • Ruth Townes
  • Mary Bradley
  • Barbara Funderburke
  • Tom Hanchett
  • Sidney Freeman

The event will be moderated by Steve Crump of WBTV News and is free to the public. Please RSVP by calling Terry Bradley at 704.336.5271 or e-mail at tbradley@ci.charlotte.nc.us.

Thank you and we look forward to your participation in this important community dialogue."