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Three African American students Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., 18, Delano Herman Middleton, 17 and Henry Ezekial Smith, 18 were killed by police on February 8, 1968. They were students at one of America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) South Carolina State University. Referred to as the Orangeburg Massacre. South Carolina Highway Patrol officers shot and killed protesters on campus on the evening of February 8, 1968.

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Slave patrols (called patrollers, pattyrollers or paddy rollers by the slaves) were organized groups of three to six 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…

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A peaceful protest in Orangeburg, SC in 1968 by frustrated black college students, who were denied use of the community’s only bowling alley, led to the killings of three young black men. 27 others were injured — most shot in the back by the state police. The massive show of armed force against the black protesters was ordered by Governor Robert Evander McNair, a lifelong Democrat who died in 2007.

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South Carolina Police Officer Cop Throws High School Student Across Classroom - Speechless

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South Carolina police officer shoots black man in the back as he runs away – video

South Carolina police officer shoots black man in the back as he runs away –…

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Todd Kohlhepp charged with multiple murders in South Carolina

Police charge Todd Kohlhepp with four counts of murder as another body is found at his property.

"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.

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Michael Slager fired from South Carolina police force after killing of Walter Scott

Michael Slager fired from South Carolina police force after killing of Walter Scott | US news | The Guardian

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South Carolina officer charged with murder after shooting man in back

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

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Charleston church shooting: Police name suspected gunman

Multiple US media reports, citing the FBI and other authorities, have named the suspect as 21-year-old Dylann Roof of Columbia, South Carolina. Police said the gunman sat in a bible study meeting for up to an hour before opening fire, killing six women and three men including the church pastor. Officials have called it a hate crime.