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Demonstrators march down Franklin Street in protest of public accommodations laws.

Several weeks after the Chapel Hill Board of Aldermen failed to pass a public accomodation ordinance, the Chapel Hill Freedom Movement retaliated with a series of sit-ins and marches. On February 8, 1964, demonstrations like this one on Franklin Street effectively disrupted the town.

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Demonstrators march down Franklin Street in protest of public accommodations laws.

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Photograph by Jim Wallace.

Citation: Jim Wallace, “Demonstrators march down Franklin Street in protest of public accommodations laws.,” From the Rock Wall, accessed December 8, 2022, https://fromtherockwall.org/images/demonstrators-march-down-franklin-street-in-protest-of-public-accommodations-laws.

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