Taking a Stand by Sitting Down

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Bennett College President Julianne Malveaux and activist Ben Chavis are among the speakers at a town hall launching the 50th anniversary commemoration of the sit-in movement launched in Greensboro, N.C., on Feb. 1, 1960. Here are other events:

Friday, January 29, 2010
12 noon |Sit-In Movement Luncheon
Memorial Student Union – Stallings Ballroom (free )

6:00 p.m. | The Emmitt Till Story
 Harrison Auditorium (fticketed  event)
A play written, produced and directed by student Kevin Wilson

Monday, February 1, 2010
5:30 a.m. | Sit-in Anniversary Breakfast and
6:30 a.m. | Sit-In Program & Human Rights Medal Award
Empire Ballroom – Downtown Greensboro (free ticketed event)

Monday, February, 1 2010
11am  | Adornment of the A&T Four
Buildings & Laying of the Wreath
Aggie Village (campus)

11:30 a.m. | Burying  of the Time Capsule
February One Monument (campus)

12:00 p.m. | Commemorative March
February One Monument