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University of Chicago sit-ins

Non-violent protests at the University of Chicago in 1962

The University of Chicago sit-ins were a series of nonviolent protests at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1962. It was because of segregation at the university. It was led by future United States senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders.[1]

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  1. Craven, Jasper (2015-08-26). "Can Sanders' civil rights experience at U. of C. translate on campaign trail?". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2015-09-10.