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Bennett College’s Role in Woolworth Sit-ins

021010NewsAndNotes_BrownDr. Linda Beatrice Brown, professor of English and Willa B. Player Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Bennett College, will speak at UNCG’s Ashby Residential College, Thursday, Feb. 11, 5 p.m., in the Ashby Parlor at Mary Foust Hall.  Brown, a well-known lecturer, will talk about the Feb 1, 1960 Woolworth sit-ins, in which she and many Bennett College students participated.

Brown was a member of the faculty at the Ashby Residential College in the mid-1970s.

She was featured in a News and Record article on Jan. 28 and in a Go Triad piece in September.