<![CDATA[Civil Rights in Columbia | TheState.com &]]> http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/ en-us Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:37:58 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:37:58 EDT Civil Rights in Columbia 60 online@thestate.com SC school board member accused of sending racist emails http://www.thestate.com/news/local/article178830631.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:28:50 EDT

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The man who captured SC’s civil rights history, one photo at a time http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article134415459.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:11:13 EST

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Film tells of Rock Hill Friendship Nine lunch counter apology that took 54 years http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article130493914.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:07:30 EST

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Pendleton woman fought to desegregate buses http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article126763279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:08:34 EST

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Nashville arrest records, photos of civil rights icon found http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article116006308.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 23:19:27 EST

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York protesters at Black Lives Matter march read names of people killed locally http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article90222497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:14:36 EDT

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Friendship Nine members talk Black Lives Matter with modern-day Freedom Riders http://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article89252212.html#storylink=rss Two dozen black and Jewish visiting students met with members of the Friendship Nine at the Five and Dine downtown

Washington, DC-based program promotes respect, understanding and cooperation in eradicating all forms of discrimination

Students advised to be leaders in their own communities; not be afraid to tackle tough issues of race and class

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50 years later, Martin Luther King Jr.’s words still echo http://www.thestate.com/news/politics-government/election/article76472142.html#storylink=rss March on ballot boxes revisited

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50 years later: King’s ‘March on the Ballot Boxes’ speech in Kingstree http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article75827807.html#storylink=rss Kingstree marks 50th anniversary of the civil rights leaders’ speech

Event happened Mother’s Day 1966

Sunday program includes unveiling of historic marker, speeches, gospel celebration

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N.C. NAACP leader Barber removed from flight in D.C. http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article72389352.html#storylink=rss The Rev. William Barber was flying from D.C. to RDU

Airline says plane turned back to remove ‘disruptive passenger’

Barber says he tried to talk with a passenger making disparaging remarks

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Clemson acknowledges dark era in its history with marker http://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article71463547.html#storylink=rss University acknowledged the part slavery played on the land that became Clemson University

Slave quarter stones used to build some early Clemson buildings

“You can’t put markers up and expect years of pain to disappear. But I think it’s a good faith effort.”

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Friendship Nine’s Clarence Graham remembered at Rock Hill funeral http://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article69589002.html#storylink=rss Rock Hill civil rights activist Clarence Graham, 73, died March 25 Graham’s courage and humor were recurring themes during Friday’s funeral service ‘Clarence Graham had enough steel in his spine to build a skyscraper’

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Friendship Nine members reflect on loss of their brother, civility and respect http://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article68475592.html#storylink=rss Rock Hill civil rights icon Clarence Graham died Friday

Fellow Friendship Nine members remembered Graham at Rock Hill’s downtown Five & Dine

“If Clarence had anything to say, he’d wonder what is going on now”

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Rock Hill civil rights hero Clarence Graham of the Friendship Nine dies http://www.thestate.com/news/state/south-carolina/article68283032.html#storylink=rss Graham was one of the Friendship Nine segregation protesters who served a month in jail in 1961

The Friendship Nine were exonerated in 2015 – 54 years after they were convicted of trespassing at whites-only lunch counter

Graham spent the late years of his life fighting for justice

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Pilgrimage will give Congressional leaders closer look at SC’s faith, civil rights history http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article66631272.html#storylink=rss Events set for March 18-20

Several significant civil rights sites on tour

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Photos: Anti-Donnie Myers rally http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article62540207.html#storylink=rss Scenes Thursday at rally calling for resignation of 11th circuit solicitor Donnie Myers after DUI arrest

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Take in Columbia history on Civil Rights tour http://www.thestate.com/entertainment/local-events/article60705466.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:46:03 EST

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How soon we forget: Friendship Nine anniversary to pass without fanfare http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article56563883.html#storylink=rss In January 2015 convictions were tossed from 1961 arrest of Rock Hill blacks for protesting segregation

Court hearing in Rock Hill covered worldwide

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What would Martin Luther King Jr. think of the America of 2016? http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article55301680.html#storylink=rss Activists, historians, politicians and others offer answers

What would cheer him: African-American president, activists still fighting for equality

What would disappoint: The poverty, the violence, and persistent biases against minorities

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Harvard official who devised school’s affirmative action program dies at 86 http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article50835805.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:41:22 EST

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Longtime civil rights activist Ozell Sutton dies at 90 http://www.thestate.com/news/local/civil-rights/article50804330.html#storylink=rss Sutton marched for equal rights in Selma, Alabama, in 1965

He was present at the Memphis hotel where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968

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