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CREATED EQUAL: 60th Anniversary of TLH Lunch Counter Sit-ins

February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Sit-in at Woolworth's lunch counter- Tallahassee, Florida

60th Anniversary of TLH Lunch Counter Sit-ins: But are we sitting together now? On February 13th, 1960, the Tallahassee Democrat read “The lunch counter in Woolworth’s was closed at noon yesterday when a group of Negroes sat down and asked to be served.” To observe the anniversary of this landmark community event, Leon County Government and The Village Square together present the 5th annual Created Equal event. We’ll gather legends from our hometown’s civil rights movement, their families and important figures today to talk about the legacy of these heroes and pose the question “are we sitting together now?”

Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided.

We are incredibly grateful to be able to present this with on-going support from: The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation through the Community Foundation of North Florida and the National Endowment for the Humanities through Florida Humanities

This program is part of the Village Square’s Local Color series, made possible by support from Bank of America.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm -
February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Keith Parker
Event Fee:

Event Contact:

Eliza Chase
(850) 281-1223

Event Venue:

The Moon
1105 E Lafayette Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301 United States
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