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4:14 am on Tuesday September 3, 2013

The story of one student who helped desegregate Charleston's schools

50 years ago this week, Millicent Brown helped desegregate Charleston's all-white Rivers High School. The Post and Courier shares that story.
3:25 am on Saturday November 14, 2009

Fighting a racial divide in Charleston schools

Image by Flickr user madelinetosh Image by 20091114-desk.jpg While there's been progress in the Charleston County School District's efforts to reduce the number of schools that are predominately black, still some 1-out-of-4 schools had more than 90...
2:34 pm on Sunday September 14, 2008

Cleveland Sellers: Figure in Orangeburg Massacre, new leader of Voorhees

South Carolina-native Cleveland Sellers, Jr. was the only person jailed for the fatal events at the 1968 Orangeburg Massacre where three students were killed by police. But 40 years later, Sellers has become the president of Voorhees College in...