Civil Rights commentary
On Feb. 8, 1968, I was shot in the right side of my neck, with a double-ought buckshot round lodging against my spine. Three students died, and 28 others were wounded that horrific night 45 years ago, after an eight- to 10-second barrage of police...
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THE LATE Thomas S. Martin’s name has echoed in my mind as I’ve read The State’s stories and letters to the editor and heard conversation around town about Columbia’s commemoration of 1963 and the beginning of the end of segregation.