Claudia Smith Brinson Book Reading

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Hosted by the Sumter County Museum

 

Have a talk with Claudia Smith Brinson on "Soul Powers of South Carolina Sit-Ins"

James T. McCain, fired as a school principal for NAACP membership, became the first Black and Southern field secretary for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). The training he provided South Carolina's Black college students enabled them to meet beatings, fire hose spray, and tear gas in Rock Hill, Orangeburg, and Sumter with satyagraha, sometimes translated as "soul power"...

Her book, Stories of Struggle: The Clash over Civil Rights in South Carolina, will be available for purchase and signing.

 

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Thursday, September 15th at 6pm

McKenzie Hall @ Sumter County Museum