ORANGEBURG OUT OF THE PAST

Acclaimed Orangeburg photographer Cecil Williams has a new book, “Unforgettable: A Time of Life Hope Bravery,” featuring images from 1950 and beyond. This photo from 1964 shows Kenneth Kaunda, left, president of Zambia, with the Rev. Matthew D. McCollom, a central figure in the Orangeburg civil rights movement. Kaunda visited Orangeburg as the front line of the South Carolina Freedom Movement. The local efforts to integrate schools attracted worldwide attention from Life magazine and others. Kaunda was at the forefront of his country’s efforts to gain independence from Great Britain.

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