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January 30

January 30: Panel Discussion, 5:30-7 pm,
Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library
Pressing the Hold-outs: The Desegregation Demonstrations of 1963-64


  • Sally Greene: Chapel Hill Town Council Member and UNC-Chapel Hill adjunct law professor


  • Quinton Baker: Leader in the 1963-64 sit-ins; one of the protagonists of John Ehle's The Free Men
  • Karen Parker: Activist in the 1963-64 sit-ins; first black female to earn her undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Braxton Foushee: Activist in the sit-ins; graduate of Lincoln High School; later became a member of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen
  • Erika Stallings: Current UNC-Chapel Hill student; active in Campus Y, Black Student Movement, and Student Government