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You've heard of the Kent State shootings and you may know of the Jackson State killings -- but do you know about the Orangeburg massacre? On Feb. 8, 1968, three students were killed and 28 were injured in Orangeburg, South Carolina — most shot in the back by the state police while protesting segregation at the local bowling alley.

Three African American students Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., 18, Delano Herman Middleton, 17 and Henry Ezekial Smith, 18 were killed by police on February 8, 1968. They were students at one of America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) South Carolina State University. Referred to as the Orangeburg Massacre. South Carolina Highway Patrol officers shot and killed protesters on campus on the evening of February 8, 1968.

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Slave patrols (called patrollers, pattyrollers or paddy rollers by the slaves) were organized groups of three to six white men who enforced discipline upon black slaves during the antebellum U.S. southern states. They policed the slaves on the plantations and hunted down fugitive slaves. Patrols used summary punishment against escapees, which included maiming or killing them. Beginning in 1704 in South Carolina, slave patrols were established and the idea spread throughout the southern…

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Three African American students Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., 18, Delano Herman Middleton, 17 and Henry Ezekial Smith, 18 were killed by police on February 8, 1968. They were students at one of America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) South Carolina State University. Referred to as the Orangeburg Massacre. South Carolina Highway Patrol officers shot and killed protesters on campus on the evening of February 8, 1968.

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Michael Slager fired from South Carolina police force after killing of Walter Scott

Michael Slager fired from South Carolina police force after killing of Walter Scott | US news | The Guardian

In S. C. when he returned from the war, defending jews from hitler, in his uniform, he could not use a public toilet! February 12, 1946 – Isaac Woodard Jr., African American WWII veteran decorated for courage under fire during service in the Pacific, is beaten by South Carolina police until he’s blind. Just hours after his honorary discharge from the military, for wanting to use a public toilet. While covered up at first, his case soon became widely known and sparked national outrage.

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Charleston church shooting: Police name suspected gunman

Multiple US media reports, citing the FBI and other authorities, have named the suspect as 21-year-old Dylann Roof of Columbia, South Carolina. Police said the gunman sat in a bible study meeting for up to an hour before opening fire, killing six women and three men including the church pastor. Officials have called it a hate crime.

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"Plantation Police. Runaway Slave Patrol. 1858" Slave patrols were organized groups of 3 to 6 white men who enforced discipline upon black slaves during the antebellum U.S. southern states. They policed the slaves on the plantations and hunted down fugitive slaves. Patrols used summary punishment against escapees, which included maiming or killing them. Beginning in 1704 in South Carolina, slave patrols were established and the idea spread throughout the southern states. — in South Carolina.

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Mass shooting at Charleston church in South Carolina leaves 9 dead

Two city councillors say illegal dumping continues to be a serious problem in Winnipeg, and now they want to start using cameras to catch dumpers in the act. “It happens daily in different spots,” said Coun. Ross Eadie. “And people can't monitor it …