11 Weird Food Items Found in the Smithsonian

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Here's a true piece of civil rights history. In 1960, four African American students sat down at this "whites only" lunch counter in a Woolsworth's store in Greensboro, N.C. and were refused service. They remained in their seats as an act of protest. This inspired community-wide outrage and local boycotts, which ultimately led to the desegregation of the store.