History Byte-Black History Month

Backstory02KatzDrug
Photo taken at Katz Drug in Oklahoma City.

It was August 19, 1958, when thirteen young children sat down at the whites-only lunch counter of Katz drug store in Oklahoma City, OK. The protest helped start a movement which led to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

This history byte focuses on the children who remained committed to nonviolence.

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