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Chapel Hill Police stand between civil rights demonstrators and counter-protesters at Colonial Drug

Chapel Hill Police Lt. Graham Creel (left) and John Nesbitt (right) stand between civil rights demonstrators and counter-protesters at Colonial Drug.

Larry Caswell is the little boy holding the sign “Sing Along with John.” “2-4-6-8- who the hell wants to integrate” was almost a national chant in some areas. The owner of the business had lost a lot of business by this point for refusing to integrate. He eventually integrated, but not before losing his staff and a good portion of his business.

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Chapel Hill Police stand between civil rights demonstrators and counter-protesters at Colonial Drug

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Photograph by Jim Wallace.

Citation: Jim Wallace, “Chapel Hill Police stand between civil rights demonstrators and counter-protesters at Colonial Drug,” From the Rock Wall, accessed November 29, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/images/chapel-hill-police-lt-graham-creel-left-and-john-nesbitt-right-stand-between-civil-rights-demonstrators.

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