This City In South Carolina Was One Of The Most Dangerous Places In The Nation In The 1960s

The civil rights movement sweeping the nation in the 1960s didn’t spare the state of South Carolina. One city in the Palmetto State, in particular, would feel the sordid aftermath of those turbulent times forever — after it became the site of a massacre.

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What do you remember most about the Orangeburg Massacre?