The Civil Rights Movement

1947-1972. Meet South Carolinians who fought for equality during the Civil Rights Movement.
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Marian Wright Edelman | Carolina Snaps


Marian Wright Edelman has dedicated her life to advancing civil rights and children’s rights. Born in South Carolina in 1939, she was inspired by her father to pursue education despite adversity...
Cecil Williams | Carolina Snaps


Cecil Williams, a prolific photographer, captured the essence of the South Carolina Civil Rights movement. Starting at age 9, his talent led to early bookings for events. As a Jet magazine...
Brown v. School District No.20
Brown v. School District No.20


The month of February in the South Carolina African American History Calendar features the case of Brown v. School District No. 20, Charleston, SC. This lesson explores the issues of the case, the...