B. People

The students from the Road Trip! project have been traveling all over the state of South Carolina. History is often passed on by word of mouth. We can learn a lot by listening to the experiences of those who participated or lived during the Civil Rights Movement.

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.
Alice Faye Broad Hincka | Road Trip
Alice Faye Broad Hincka | Road Trip

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Alice Faye Broad Hincka attended the Varner Indian School and Moncks Corner Junior High School. Alice shares her memories of growing up in the Varner community.
Arthur J. H. Clement, Jr. (1908-1985) | Road Trip
Arthur J. H. Clement, Jr. (1908-1985) | Road Trip

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A pioneer among African-American business leaders, Arthur J.H. Clement, Jr., is credited with promoting positive race relations, spurring community development and enhancing business incentives in his...
Arthur Magill (1907-1995) | Road Trip
Arthur Magill (1907-1995) | Road Trip

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Fearful that continued resistance to integration would tarnish the Greenville's image as well as limit economic opportunities, wealthy businessman Arthur MaGill and the Rev. John Haley of Westminster...
Atlantic Beach | Road Trip
Atlantic Beach | Road Trip

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Atlantic Beach, nicknamed "The Black Pearl," was established about 1934 as an oceanfront community for blacks denied access by other area beaches by segregation. Many became year-round residents, but...
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...
Avery Institute | Road Trip
Avery Institute | Road Trip

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Curtis J. Franks addresses the role the Avery Institute played in instilling leadership skills in African Americans and the transition from a private to public school. CREDIT: Project Discovery...
Beaufort Organizations | Road Trip
Beaufort Organizations | Road Trip

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Joseph McDomick, Jr., civil rights activist in Beaufort county, talks about the influence of civil rights organizations like SNCC, CORE, the NAACP, the Freedom Riders and the Black Panther Party.
Benjamin Elijah Mays (1894-1984) | Road Trip
Benjamin Elijah Mays (1894-1984) | Road Trip

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Benjamin Elijah Mays was born in the town of Epworth, southeast of Greenwood, August 1894. A son of former slaves, Mays' childhood played a key role in shaping the man that he would become. His...
Bernice Robinson (1914-1994) | Road Trip
Bernice Robinson (1914-1994) | Road Trip

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A veteran in the civil rights movement, Bernice Robinson's outstanding voter education work contributed to the election of many African American public officials in the South. The native Charlestonian...