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Mens et Manus: A Pictorial History of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

Celebrating 125 years of History, this book is the Text-in-Community title for 2015-2016! This Guide will provide access to the resources used to author the book and other supplementary material.

February One - Documentary via Films On Demand

Produced by California Newsreels ©2004

On February 1st, 1960, four men dressed in their Sunday best sat down at a lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C. but were refused service because of the color of their skin. In this inspiring documentary, the Greensboro Four themselves tell the story of the lunch counter sit-in that revitalized the civil rights movement and established a model of student activism for the coming decade. In addition, Prof. William Chafe places the sit-in within the context of Brown v. Board of Education and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and Prof. Vincent Harding discusses the role of television in helping to spread word of the events in Greensboro. (61 minutes)

Added: November 20, 2014

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Let Freedom Ring: Moments from the Civil Rights Movement, 1954–1965 via Films on Demand

Produced by CNBC ©2008

Despite the colossal and continuing legacy of America’s civil rights era, the movement is often best understood through the historical moments in which it took place. This NBC News program presents original coverage from frontline correspondents and camera teams at work during critical junctures in America’s battle for racial equality. Hosted by NBC anchor Lester Holt, the video examines the Greensboro sit-ins; the Freedom Rider phenomenon; the efforts by, in support of, and against black students entering southern schools and universities; the March on Washington; and other events and initiatives. Not available in French-speaking Canada. (100 minutes)

Added November 20, 2014

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Terry Sanford & The New South

Eyes on the Prize, Episode 3: Ain't Scared of Your Jails: 1960-1961