Charlotte's REEL Urban Network (RUN) to the Democratic National Convention
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Tag: 1960s


Desegregation reveals the meaning of an effort by Johnson C. Smith students. It tells the story of when desegregation began and how the laws were passed for students to attend schools with other races. Swan vs. Charlotte explains the importance to our history. Johnson C. Smith students made a difference and helped with the protest against students and learning. The Excelsior club was a place where protestors and students made plans on how to beat the system when the odds were against them.

No Joke: The Story of Emmitt Til

4th February

Mr. Jones told students “Before you can understand life in the 60s, you need to know the story of Emmett Til.”