News Sentinel Seated then-Austin High School students J.D. Daniels, left, Lorenza Glasgow and James Gillenwaters hold out dollar bills as they attempt to purchase movie tickets at the segregated Tennessee Theatre during a demonstration on May 11, 1963. They were subsequently arrested that night.
When the owner of Byerley’s Cafeteria saw Charles Howell standing outside the Tennessee Theatre, the teenager knew he was out of a job.
It was 1963.
Howell was a black high school student and Byerley’s busboy, standing in a picket line. His boss was a “staunch segregationist.”
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