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Hempstead Village honors Joseph A. McNeil

Angevin Avenue in Hempstead Village was renamed General Joseph A. McNeil Avenue and Franklin Elementary School was renamed Joseph A. McNeil Elementary School on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, to honor Joseph A. McNeil, a founding member of the Greensboro Four, who staged a lunch counter sit-in in 1960 in North Carolina to fight racial segregation. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

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