Friendship Nine member Clarence Graham becomes emotional in 2015 when a judge overturned their convictions after their 1961 civil rights sit-in at the McCrory’s lunch counter in Rock Hill. Even with their convictions overturned Friendship Nine member Willie McCleod says, “you can be integrated and still be unequal.”
Friendship Nine member Clarence Graham becomes emotional in 2015 when a judge overturned their convictions after their 1961 civil rights sit-in at the McCrory’s lunch counter in Rock Hill. Even with their convictions overturned Friendship Nine member Willie McCleod says, “you can be integrated and still be unequal.” Tracy Kimball Herald file photo
Friendship Nine member Clarence Graham becomes emotional in 2015 when a judge overturned their convictions after their 1961 civil rights sit-in at the McCrory’s lunch counter in Rock Hill. Even with their convictions overturned Friendship Nine member Willie McCleod says, “you can be integrated and still be unequal.” Tracy Kimball Herald file photo

How soon we forget: Friendship Nine anniversary to pass without fanfare, blacks still face huge inequalities

January 23, 2016 7:52 PM

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