The convictions for a group of South Carolina Civil Rights protesters called the Friendship Nine were vacated Wednesday in a Rock Hill courtroom.
People from Rock Hill, the Carolinas and across the nation filled a Rock Hill municipal courtroom Wednesday as the 54-year-old trespassing sentences of civil rights protesters were vacated. Here are perspectives from several of those who watched:
The America of today was created by the Friendship Nine, who sat down against segregation so that all might stand together.
The former Rock Hill city attorney who helped prosecute the Friendship Nine in 1961 returns to court – this time to shake hands with the civil rights attorney who represented the convicted men.
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