Lamar Riots

(March 3, 1970). The Lamar Riots, the most violent act against court-ordered school desegregation in South Carolina, occurred when a mob of angry white parents armed with ax handles, bricks, and chains overturned two school buses that had delivered black students to Lamar elementary and high schools in Darlington County. In January 1970 the U.S. … Continue reading Lamar Riots