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Program Information
 Raising Sand 
 Mary Edith Bentley Abu Saba, one of the Patterson Six
 Raising Sand Radio  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
Fifty years ago this month, six people began a 30-day jail sentence for sitting down at the Patterson drug store lunch counter in Lynchberg, Virginia.
On December 14, 1960, four white and two African American college students— entered the drugstore hoping to convince the owner to let them have coffee together.
The result—the city’s first sit-in—landed the college students in jail, and ignited a firestorm of controversy throughout the city. It also brought the civil rights movement to a head.

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Also, air our PSA (56 secs), also in two file formats.
I'm Susan Galleymore, host of RSR inviting you to participate in a radio show that airs your opinion about events in the Middle East.
People all over the world watched as Tunisian, then Egypt tossed out autocrats. Now the people of Algeria, Yemen, Bahrain, Iran, Gaza are calling for change too.
What is your view of events unfolding in the Middle East?
Telephone us at 510-545-8865 and leave a phone message of up to three (3) minutes sharing your views. Our producers will air a collage of your voices on a RSR show in early March.
That number again, 510-545-8865
Add your first name, where you live, and your phone number as we might want to contact you to expand on your views.
Call 510-545-8865 - or visit our website to learn more. You can also contact me at


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