Greensboro, NC - In February, the world will celebrate Black History and the Civil Rights Movement that gained equal rights for all. But you don't have to limit the experience to February.
On Monday, WFMY News 2's Tracey McCain took viewers on a tour of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, a place devoted to educating people about the movement throughout the year.
The ICRCM offers several programs, tours and galleries to the community daily. Read more about them here.
On Saturday, February 2nd, the museum and attendees will pay tribute to the four NC A&T State University freshmen who took a stand against segregation in Greensboro and across the nation. That single act on February 1st, 1960 was the catalyst for the sit-in movement.
The "53rd Anniversary of the Sit-Ins Gala" is Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 5pm at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Tickets are still available. For more information contact Pamela Glass at 336-274-9199 ex. 235.
WFMY News 2