The Carolina Theatre becomes a fully integrated theater.

April 2, 2024 by kathleen

Protests persisted for two and a half years, ultimately proving successful due to the collective pressure from protestors, shifting public opinion, and changes in government leadership.


Despite integration, many Black individuals refrained from attending the theater. While some Black adults, accustomed to Jim Crow, viewed this integration as progress, Black youth regarded it merely as a beginning. They extended their protests to advocate for desegregation in various public accommodations across the city and the nation.