Friendship Nine member Willie McLeod revisits sit-in lunch counter

Friendship Nine member Willie McLeod revisited the iconic lunch counter in Rock Hill where he and nine others sat to protest segregation in 1961. He told kids from the South Charlotte chapter of Jack and Jill of America about his experience Feb. 16.
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Friendship Nine member Willie McLeod revisited the iconic lunch counter in Rock Hill where he and nine others sat to protest segregation in 1961. He told kids from the South Charlotte chapter of Jack and Jill of America about his experience Feb. 16.

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