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“Integration with Dignity”: The Inside Story of How South Carolina [Convinced White America that it had] Kept the Peace

“Integration with Dignity”: The Inside Story of How South Carolina [Convinced White America that it had] Kept the Peace

The March 16, 1963 Saturday Evening Post edition featured Aiken County George McMillan’s perspective on Harvey Gantt’s enrollment in Clemson College. Gantt was the first publicized African-American to attend the all-white agricultural institution. McMillan gushed: When South Carolina’s turn came to

I Voted!

There are a few things that still feel democratic in our “democracy.” The library still feels democratic. There we all shuffle around, looking for and at the same books. Checking them out for free. Hushing exuberant preschoolers. Click-clacking on stiff