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The Story Of The Friendship 9

The Friendship 9 finally received their justice as they re-entered the courtroom in January 2015 to have their records vacated after 54 years!

Judge in S.C. tosses sit-in convictions for Friendship Nine


By Devon M. Sayers and Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN


Updated 1:19 PM ET, Wed January 28, 2015

Criminal records cleared for activists decades later


Source: WSOC


Added on 10:49 AM ET, Tue January 27, 2015

Arrested for Sit-In, 'Friendship 9' Convictions To Be Overturned


Source: NBC NEWS


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Famed Civil Rights Protesters to Have Arrest Records Erased


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJAN. 27, 2015, 11:15 A.M. E.S.T.



COLUMBIA, S.C. — Nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record, but in the record of the law they are still convicted trespassers.

That criminal record will soon be erased.


On Wednesday, a prosecutor is expected to ask a judge to vacate the arrests and convictions of the men known as the Friendship Nine.


The men say that brings both relief and a hope for the future.

No Fear For Freedom : The Musical


Posted: 6:00 pm, January 23, 2015 by Trey Maggio

Friendship 9 Musical Behind the Scenes


Published on Apr 1, 2015

This news story was shot, written, edited, and voiced by Daisy Burroughs.

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