Orangeburg Massacre 41st Commemoration Ceremony

Sunday, February 08, 2009


Orangeburg Massacre 41st Commemoration Ceremony

 

World Premiere of the Documentary: Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968


WHO: SC State & Claflin Universities

 

WHAT:

Survivors, victims’ families and the Orangeburg community of South Carolina will congregate on the campus of SC State to observe the 41st Anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre.

 

The program includes the world premiere of Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968, a documentary which highlights historical events captured more than four decades ago.

 

Orangeburg native, photographer and author, Cecil Williams will sign copies of his book, Orangeburg 1968.

 

WHERE:

Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Auditorium on the campus of SC State University

 

WHEN:

The Orangeburg Massacre Commemoration Ceremony begins on Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 3 p.m.

 

A Sunrise Ecumenical Service will also be held on Sunday, February 8th at 7 a.m. in the Dorothy E. Elmore Chapel on the campus of Claflin University.

 

CONTACT:

Erica Prioleau, Director of University Relations and Marketing, (803) 378-1407, esprioleau@scsu.edu.