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Civil rights sit-in pioneer Franklin McCain dies

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Franklin McCain, who helped spark a movement of nonviolent, sit-in protests across the South by occupying a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter in 1960, has died in North Carolina. He was 73. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Woolworth protests launch national sit-in movement

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On February 1, 1960, four African American college students sat down at the lunch counter at Woolworth’s Department Store in downtown Greensboro and asked to be served. Full story...
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Carnival company fined after worker dies in NC

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A Georgia company faces a $27,000 fine for safety violations after a carnival worker was killed in North Carolina while dismantling a Ferris wheel in May. Full story...
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Wilmington native discusses civil rights legacy

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video As part of Black History Month Wilmington native Joseph McNeil and another member of the Greensboro 4, Dr. Franklin McCain will speak at UNCW tonight. The program is at Kenan Auditorium starting at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Full story...
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