FLOR500, Garden 106 Patricia Stephens Due, Civil Rights Activist (1939–2012) Due, a native of Quincy, attended Florida A&M University. As a student, she helped found a Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapter, an organization dedicated to peaceful protest. She was arrested and jailed for sitting at a local Woolworth’s lunch counter reserved for whites only, and again for leading a protest against the Florida Theatre, which permitted only white entry. She remained active in the civil rights movement after college.
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Patricia Stephens Due, Civil Rights Activist

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Patricia Stephens Due, Civil Rights Activist

(1939–2012)

Due, a native of Quincy, attended Florida A&M University. As a student, she helped found a Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapter, an organization dedicated to peaceful protest. She was arrested and jailed for sitting at a local Woolworth’s lunch counter reserved for whites only, and again for leading a protest against the Florida Theatre, which permitted only white entry. She remained active in the civil rights movement after college. 





 




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