Exhibition | DON'T YOU SIT DOWN

An interactive exhibition, Don't You Sit Down: Shades of Jim Crow, 1960– explores racism in the US originating with Jim Crow laws from the post-Civil War era that legalized racial segregation. It was inspired by the 1960 Greensboro Sit-in in which four Black college students—Ezell Blair, Franklin McCain, David Richmond and Joseph McNeil—sat at the counter of a Woolworth store in Greensboro, NC and asked to be served.

Monday, April 19

More dates through May 14, 2021

RISD Museum Entrance & Market Square

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Exhibition

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Interior Architecture

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