Mississippi marks 50th anniversary of lunch counter sit-in that challenged segregation

Mississippi marks 50th anniversary of

lunch counter sit-in that challenged

segregation

mississippiFILE – In this May 28, 1963 file photograph, a group of whites poured sugar, ketchup and mustard over the heads of Tougaloo College student demonstrators at a sit-in demonstration at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in downtown Jackson, Miss. Seated at the counter, from left, are Tougaloo College professor John Salter,and students Joan Trumpauer and Anne Moody. Mississippi is unveiling a marker Tuesday, May 28, 2013 that commemorates a civil rights protest 50 years ago at the downtown Jackson Woolworth’s.(AP Photo/Jackson Daily News, Fred Blackwell, File) (The Associated Press)

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