Blanket Sale In All Departments

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On July 1,1960 a group of high schoolers held a protest hoping to bring equality to the African American race.On the first day they went and sat at the lunch counter of Woolworth’s.They were told not to touch merchandise or they would be accused of stealing. Employees placed signs out that said “This Section Is Closed.”. On July 7, 1960 they walked into a store called Grant’s to discover blankets in their seats. Employees would remove blankets when white customers walked up to the counter. Saying “We Are Having A Blanket Sale In All Departments.” Society has rules so the world isn’t complete chaos. Without rules people would go around stealing. Also people would commit more serious crimes like murder and rob banks. I feel society without