The Dockum Sit-in: A Legacy of Courage

Special | 57m 49s

In the summer of 1958, two dozen young people from the Wichita Branch NAACP Youth Council staged what would become the first successful student-led sit-in of the Civil Rights movement. By August 11th, 1958, they had desegregated the Dockum Drug Store lunch counter and all Rexall Drug Stores throughout the State of Kansas.

Aired: 02/05/09

Rating: NR

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Documentaries is a local public television program presented by PBS Kansas Channel 8.