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South Carolina State University Commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre, Bakari Sellers served as keynote speaker

ORANGEBURG, SC – South Carolina State University (SCSU) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center (SHM). The University will pause to remember those martyrs whose lives were taken that February night in 1968, and those that were wounded during the most… Continue reading South Carolina State University Commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre, Bakari Sellers served as keynote speaker

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – Fifty years ago, on February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre events happened in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University.  HBCU Campaign Fund organization and the Office of the President and CEO, Founder Demetrius Johnson Jr., stand in commemorates with the Orangeburg community in recognizing the martyrs whose lives were taken… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – On February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre took place in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University. In the fall of 1967, some of the black leaders within the community tried to convince Harry K. Floyd, the owner of the bowling alley to allow African-Americans. Floyd was unwilling to desegregate which… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – On February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre took place in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University. In the fall of 1967, some of the black leaders within the community tried to convince Harry K. Floyd, the owner of the bowling alley to allow African-Americans. Floyd was unwilling to desegregate which… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students