B. Mid-State Videos

In these videos learn about civil rights leaders from the following mid-state counties: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland and Sumter.

Please note many of the web videos include transcripts.

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7 Days in Jail | Road Trip
7 Days in Jail | Road Trip

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Waymon Stover talks about his experience marching in Orangeburg in 1963 to desegregate lunch counters and being arrested.
Atty. Dorothy Sampson | Road Trip
Atty. Dorothy Sampson | Road Trip

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Dorothy Sampson became the first African American female attorney in Sumter. Her area of interest was civil rights litigation, voter education and registration. She was a plaintiff in a suit against...
Billie Fleming on Farming | Road Trip
Billie Fleming on Farming | Road Trip

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Mr. Billie Fleming explains the hardship that farmers, teachers and anyone associated with the NAACP during the civil rights movement encountered in their communities from white citizens.
Briggs v. Elliott | Road Trip
Briggs v. Elliott | Road Trip

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The Briggs v. Elliott case began as a simple request to provide bus transportation. In addition to having separate and very inferior facilities, black children had to walk to school, sometimes many...
Chief Justice Ernest A. Finney | Road Trip
Chief Justice Ernest A. Finney | Road Trip

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Chief Justice Ernest A. Finney gained respect as an exceptional civil rights advocate defending more than 6,000 people arrested for participating in some type of civil protest. He was appointed to the...
Clarendon County | Road Trip
Clarendon County | Road Trip

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Rev. J. A. DeLaine and several others helped build the national case Brown v. Board of Education. DeLaine's family and other Clarendon county residents recall the bravery shown by signers of the...
Clarendon Today | Road Trip
Clarendon Today | Road Trip

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Leola Parks, the executive assistant to the Superintendent for Clarendon County, and others talk about what should be done to improve the school system for everyone. I'm Building A Bridge, L. A...
Dr. Gloria Blackwell | Road Trip
Dr. Gloria Blackwell | Road Trip

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Dr. Gloria (Rackley) Blackwell was active in the NAACP Youth Council at Claflin College. As an activist throughout her life, Dr. Blackwell was most noted for her lawsuit against the Orangeburg...
Eliza Briggs | Road Trip
Eliza Briggs | Road Trip

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Eliza and Harry Briggs, Sr. are listed as the first petitioners on the lawsuits from the 1940s and 1950s. Harry, a gas station attendant in Summerton, and his wife, Eliza, lost their jobs and were...