Isaac Woodard Jr., African American World War 2 veteran decorated for courage under fire during service in the Pacific, is beaten by South Carolina police until he’s blind. He was declined the use of a toilet in South Carolina.  PHOTO: Joe Louis and Neil Scott help Isaac Woodard up a set a stairs soon after a beating left him blind. - See more at: http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/162274#sthash.dY03qw1H.dpuf

Heavy weight champions --Joe Lewis on left-- Sugar Ray Robinson on right - BUT where the hell is Cassius Clay hiding? Not behind front lines that is for sure

Police Officer Stacy Case was killed in a vehicle crash when her patrol collided with a University of South Carolina Police Department patrol car at the intersection of College Street and Park Street.

Police Officer Stacy Case was killed in a vehicle crash when her patrol collided with a University of South Carolina Police Department patrol car at the intersection of College Street and Park Street.

February 12, 1946 – African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil.

US Army vet Isaac Woodard, severely beaten by a SC policeman, loses vision in both eyes. The incident galvanized the Civil Rights Movement & inspired Orson Welles' film, Touch of Evil.

"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.

Stop Kidding Yourself: The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People

South Carolina Officer Is Charged With Murder of Walter Scott | NYTimes.com | He should have been charged with murder. Let's not forget lying and tampering with evidence. The thing is, had someone not been standing back, taking a video of the whole ugly murder, this cop would have lied his way out of murder. I hope he's found guilty and goes to prison with the many others he's probably wrongly arrested. What an absolutely POS! Click to read and share the full article. 4/8

South Carolina Officer Is Charged With Murder of Walter Scott

Victims of the Orangeburg Massacre: Smith, Hammond & Middleton - February 8, 1968,  nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. 3 men were killed & 28 persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. One of the injured was a pregnant woman who miscarried a week later due to the police…

Orangeburg massacre - On Feb. 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.

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Hampton neighborhood, Columbia, South Carolina - Columbia, South Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

South Carolina officer charged with murder after shooting man in back | US news | The Guardian 04/08/15

South Carolina officer charged with murder after shooting man in back

North Charleston police officer Michael Slager is seen in an undated photo released by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office in Charleston Heights, South Carolina. REUTERS/Charleston County Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuters

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