REEL SOUTH EPISODE 105: COUNTER HISTORIES ROCK HILL

North Carolina airdate: Mon, Jan 18th at 9:30p on UNC-TV

South Carolina airdate: Thurs, Feb 18th at 9:30p on ETV-HD

In 1961 nine college men decided they were ready to go to jail to fight segregation laws and 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’, and the human capacity to find courage, take action, and inspire change.

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