Betty Shabazz Presidential Lecture Series:Dr. Ronald Waters

Dr. Betty Shabazz Presidential Lecture Series: Dr. Ronald Waters speaks on October 10th, 1997

Dr. Ronald W. Walters was an internationally renowned scholar and activist and an expert on issues affecting the African Diaspora. He began his activism in his hometown of Wichita, Kansas when, as president of the local youth chapter of the N.A.A.C.P., he organized one of the country’s first lunch-counter sit-ins to protest segregation.  That was in July 1958, two years before students in Greensboro, N.C., staged the sit-ins at the Woolworth counter that are often credited with starting the sit-in movement.

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