Sunday, February 1, 2015

Great News for Rock Hill! Judge expected to throw out convictions of ‘Friendship 9’

Great news is happening in the small city of Rock Hill, South Carolina!   A South Carolina
Judge expected to throw out convictions of ‘Friendship 9’!

ROCK HILL, S.C. — A judge is expected to give justice to the men known as the Friendship Nine on Wednesday.

Source: WSOCPolice arrested the nine men more than 50 years ago when they sat at a whites-only lunch counter in Rock Hill.

The York County solicitor will ask a judge to throw out the men’s convictions and clear their criminal records.

They made history when they chose to spend 30 days in jail instead of paying a $100 fine.

Read more: WSOC

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