Meet South Carolinians who were major players in women's suffrage, civil rights movement and many other movements for change in the state.

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Joe Neal | SC African American History Calendar
Joe Neal | SC African American History Calendar

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Rev. Joseph H. Neal was born on August 31, 1950 to the late Mrs. Laverne Kohn Neal and the late Rev. C.R. Neal of Hopkins, S.C. He was the third of four children. His compassion for people at an early...
Matthew Perry - Judge, Part 1 | Profile
Matthew Perry - Judge, Part 1 | Profile

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Matthew Perry was born in Columbia, South Carolina, on August 3, 1921. Perry grew up in Columbia, and attended South Carolina State University, where he studied business administration. His education...
Matthew Perry - Judge, Part 3 | Profile
Matthew Perry - Judge, Part 3 | Profile

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In 1975, after a nomination from Senator Strom Thurmond, then President Gerald Ford nominated Matthew Perry to a position on the U.S. Court of Military Appeals. Perry discusses what the Court of...
Matthew Perry - Judge, Part 2 | Profile
Matthew Perry - Judge, Part 2 | Profile

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Upon returning home to Columbia, Matthew Perry established the Jenkins and Perry Law Firm, and became the chief legal counsel for the S.C. NAACP, where he began the battle toward the desegregation of...