Joseph A. McNeil, Franklin E McCain, David L Richmond and Ezell A. Blair Jr. were four important young males during the Civil Rights movement. During this time period, the Civil Rights movement led by Martin Luther King Jr. was going on to fight against racial inequalities. Their courageous act against an injustice in a Woolworth restaurant on February 1, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina inspired many along the south. As the days went by, more people crowded inside the Woolworth restaurant to protest. Joseph Alfred McNeil was born in 1942 in Wilmington, North Carolina. McNeil attended Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina, and graduated in 1963 with a degree in engineering physics. Franklin E. McCain was one of the original four of the Woolworth sit-ins. McCain was born in Union County, North Carolina in 1942. David L. Richmond was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from Dudley High School as one of the most popular students. David died in Greensboro on December 7, 1990. Ezell A. Blair Jr., who changed his name to Jibreel Khazan; was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1963, he received a BS in Sociology from North Carolina A & T State University.