A prominent statute on the SC State House grounds honors white supremacist former Gov and US Sen Ben Tillman, the father of the SC Constitution of 1895.
A prominent statute on the SC State House grounds honors white supremacist former Gov and US Sen Ben Tillman, the father of the SC Constitution of 1895. Lindsay Semple/ lsemple@thestate
A prominent statute on the SC State House grounds honors white supremacist former Gov and US Sen Ben Tillman, the father of the SC Constitution of 1895. Lindsay Semple/ lsemple@thestate

Constitution of 1895 stripped blacks, poor whites of vote, still rules SC 120 years later

November 09, 2015 11:27 AM

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