#TBT: Student Protest at UNC

In the lead up to First Amendment Day, we’ve highlighted some of the student protests held at UNC during the 1960s and 1970s. Our series culminates today with Jim Wallace’s striking coverage of a civil rights demonstration on Franklin Street on February 8, 1964.

Photo copyright Jim Wallace, used with permission.

The Daily Tar Heel had extensive coverage of the demonstration that week (click to enlarge):

In 2012, Jim Wallace spoke about the civil rights movement and his book at the School of Media and Journalism.

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