Covington Catholic Students and the Heritage of White Supremacy

On May 28, 1963, a group of black college students staged a sit-in at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Jackson, Miss., during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. The students sat in silence until noon, when Central High School broke for lunch. A crowd of white teenage boys then descended upon the protesters, taunting … Continue reading Covington Catholic Students and the Heritage of White Supremacy