One of the original four who took part in the Woolworth sit-ins. A Greensboro native, he graduated from Dudley High School and received a B.S. in sociology from North Carolina A&T State University in 1963. While a student at A&T, Khazan was president of the junior class, the student government association, the campus NAACP and the Greensboro Congress for Racial Equality. He attended law school at Howard University for almost a year. He became a member of the New England Islamic Center in 1968 and took on his present name.

      One of the original four who took part in the Woolworth sit-ins. He was born in Union County…

        One of the original four taking part in the Woolworth sit-ins. A Wilmington native, he gradu…

          One of the original four, taking part in the Woolworth sit-ins. He was born in Greensboro an…

          Former president of A&T. Native of Baldwin, Louisiana. Harvard graduate.

          Johns was born of Syrian immigrant parents in New Castle, Pa. He was a bit player in the mov…

          Longtime civil rights activist and Greensboro dentist, he was president of the local NAACP c…

          Former pastor of Trinity AME Zion Church in Greensboro. Bishop is a native of Pittsburgh. He…

            A police captain at time of sit-ins, he served 33 years with Greensboro Police Department, a…

            Mayor of Greensboro in 1957 through 1961. His two two-year terms came not only during the si…

              A high-ranking executive with Burlington Industries, who headed the Mayor's Advisory Committ…

                One of the best-known civil rights leaders in America, he is often incorrectly connected to …

                President of Bennett College from 1955 until 1966. Originally from Akron, Ohio, she was the …

                Former Bennett College professor. Originally from New York, Hatchett was the adviser to some…

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