Over 50 years ago nine young African American students, known as the Friendship Nine, were jailed after sitting at a whites only counter in downtown Rock Hill. Yesterday they were back in court, but this time to have their records cleared. Palmetto Scene's Yolian Ortiz was at the courthouse.
- 5.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the conflicts, innovations, and social changes in the United States, including South Carolina, from 19501980.
- 8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.