Lee Gill's first week as chief diversity officer at Clemson University was marked by student protests at Sikes Hall.
When Greenville schools reopened on Feb. 17, 1970, some 58,000 students and 2,000 teachers and 105 schools had been integrated. But the move was far from seamless.
The Upcountry History Museum and Children's Museum of the Upstate are hosting special events on Feb. 17 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of school integration in Greenville County.
There are few sights on the Upstate music scene more familiar or welcome than Tez Sherard sitting behind his drums with a smile on his face, laying down beats for any number of bands.
“Being connected to him as a family member is incredibly humbling,” Marcus Tate says. “I’m very grateful to have an example that’s in the bloodline.
Tanglewood Middle School principal is one of youngest in Greenville County