Orangeburg Massacre: Remembrances & Reckoning, Part 1 - Introduction
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 which was about to occur. The spirit of the incident still lingers on, with conflicting accounts, and numerous questions still unanswered.
The guests for this program are SLED Lieutenant Carl Pete Stokes (Ret.), journalist Jack Bass, Lieutenant Colonel Jordan Simmons (Ret.), CNN analyst and attorney Bakari Sellers, and Bill Barley, the official photographer for the office of Governor McNair, the night of the shooting.
Other survivors from that night offer their opinions on why the story of the Orangeburg Massacre is not complete.