A few years before Martin Luther King Jr. thundered his "I have a dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, a quartet of black college students stood up for equality by sitting down at a "whites only" lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. That singular act of courage, which spawned scores of similar, sometimes bloody sit-ins throughout the South, also inspired dramatist S.M. Shephard-Massat's grandmother to claim her place at the table. Her story, lovingly dramatized in... More >>>
The future is in sight: Lynette Du Pre with Waiting to Be Invited author S.M. Shephard-Massat.