African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)

University of South Carolina archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West shows the diploma earned by Richard Theodore Greener on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

Black scholar’s post-Civil War diploma discovered

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two rare documents from a fleeting time after the Civil War when the University of South Carolina first admitted African-American students and faculty have gone on display. A law school diploma […]

10/15/2013

Bill filed in Miss. seeks to nullify federal laws

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a state that defied the union during the Civil War and Civil Rights era, two lawmakers want Mississippi to block some current and future federal laws.

01/24/2013

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