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P. 4 60 years ago,a group of young protesters staged a sit-in at Katz Drug Store in downtown Oklahoma City to call attention to racial segregation and discrimination. Their actions in 1958 set the stage for the civil rights protests that followed in the 1960s and still resonate in modern movements like Black Lives Matter and #MeToo.

By Ben Luschen
Cover photo Oklahoma Historical Society / provided

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