Sunday, May 25, 2003

SC to study race relations 50 years after Briggs v. Elliott

One of the cases which became known as Brown v. Board of Education was Briggs v. Elliott, arising out of Clarendon County, SC, and the subject of the first chapter of Simple Justice. The state of South Carolina has just announced that the University of South Carolina "will produce a $100,000 research project aimed at examining race relations in South Carolina and the status of blacks," as reported here.

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