This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how race relations in the U.S. changed due to the ruling of Brown v. Board of Education. This indicator was also designed to promote inquiry into how the efforts of civil rights groups and leaders h...

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Video Guide
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Video Guide


Students will use the first 7 questions to help follow the content discussed in the video. The last 2 questions are open-ended questions. Use questions 9 and 10 to start an open discussion on the...
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House


Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...
Orangeburg Massacre: Remembrances & Reckoning, Part 1
Episode 1


Fifty years have passed since the tragic Orangeburg Massacre occurred at South Carolina State College. With the protests at the All Star Bowling Alley mere days before, no one anticipated the massacre...
Marshall Doswell


Marshall Doswell came to Rock Hill as the Managing Editor of The Evening Herald in 1957. After living in South Carolina for a short time, he was made aware of the racial division and tension that...