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 - Race Melee Follows Sit-in By THE ASSOCIATED...
Race Melee Follows Sit-in By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A crowd of some 500 jnilled about Thursday a* white people and Negr«es threw punches in a melee that followed lunch counter demonstrations in two downtown Greenville, S.C., stores. There were no such incidents in two other South Carolina cities where anti - segregation protests were carried out by Negroes. Three white youths were arrest ed in Greenville, charged with dis orderly conduct, and released under under $30 bonds. They were identi- 'ied as Bobby Sims and Dean Willis, both 17 and both Parker iigh School students, and Detmis Nevis, 26, of Travelers Rest. Nevis also was charged with carrying an illegal weapon, a cnife, and posted an additional $30 bond. The fight began after Negroes >ad staged sit-ins at the S. H. Kress store on South Main Street and the W. T. Grant store on "forth Main Street. Three young Negro men and three young Negrp women staged it-ins without incident at Wool- vorth's and Kress' in Columbia, t was the second straight day of uch demonstrations in the capital capital city. Seven young Negroes, believed to be college students, picketed outside the Kress store in Orangeburg Orangeburg for about an hour and a half. of

Clipped from The High Point Enterprise22 Jul 1960, FriPage 6

The High Point Enterprise (High Point, North Carolina)22 Jul 1960, FriPage 6
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