Jail, No Bail: "Jail, No Bail" | Carolina Stories - Episode 3


By the summer of 1960, civil rights leaders began to question the effectiveness of these “sit-ins.”  Thomas Gaither, a field secretary for CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), along with other civil rights leaders, devised a solution to the problem of protesters constantly getting arrested and paying fines, called “Jail, No Bail.” This movement called for people to go to jail, and refuse to pay their fines.