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REEL SOUTH: Counter Histories

  • Aired: 01/18/2016
  • 26:46
  • Expires: 01/18/2019
  • Rating: NR
In 1961 nine college men decided they were ready to go to jail to fight segregation laws & inequality in Rock Hill, SC. Their sit-in at the local whites only lunch counter changed the course of the civil rights movement by introducing a new strategy. COUNTER HISTORIES: ROCK HILL explores the untold story of the 'Friendship 9', & the human capacity to find courage, take action, & inspire change.
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The "Friendship 9" put their beliefs on the line to fight for civil rights.
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