REEL SOUTH: Counter Histories

Season 1 Episode 103 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 01/18/16

Expired: 01/18/19

Rating: NR

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