A statue on the SC State House grounds honoring Ben Tillman.
A statue on the SC State House grounds honoring Ben Tillman. Lindsay Semple/ lsemple@thestate File photo/The State
A statue on the SC State House grounds honoring Ben Tillman. Lindsay Semple/ lsemple@thestate File photo/The State

The State @125: ‘Pitchfork Ben’ spawned SC’s and nation’s race hate

January 11, 2016 02:20 PM