DeCrow would come to lead a movement against this practice, suing the Hotel Syracuse in 1969 and calling for protests and sit-ins.
There will be protests, marches, sit-ins—what César Chávez might have called going rogue.
Dr. King noted that marches, even historic marches like the March on Washington, and sit-ins were not the ultimate goal.
I was not marching, or demonstrating or taking part in sit-ins.
Over a dozen churches in Minya alone have been attacked or torched since the violent dispersal of the Islamist sit-ins, they said.
The play was staged a year before African-American students began their sit-ins in North Carolina.
Look out for protests and sit-ins with Gutiérrez holding the bullhorn.
In 2003, she was the youngest member of the sit-ins for peace held in Accra, Ghana.
Egypt is exploding with protests, sit-ins and strikes these days.
A form of nonviolent protest, employed during the 1960s in the civil rights movement and later in the movement against the Vietnam War. In a sit-in, demonstrators occupy a place open to the public, such as a racially segregated (see segregation) lunch counter or bus station, and then refuse to leave. Sit-ins were designed to provoke arrest and thereby gain attention for the demonstrators' cause.
Note: The civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., defended such tactics as sit-ins in his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
An illegal occupation of a place in order to make a political or philosophical statement
[1960s+; the term was popularized during the movement for black civil rights and has many offspring: be-in, love-in, puke-in, etc]