Celebrating civil rights in Fairfield County

Laughlin McDonald

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The public is invited to a community celebration to honor civil rights activist Laughlin McDonald

March 3, 3 – 5pm

Church of the Nazarene, 650 9th St., Winnsboro

Laughlin McDonald was born and raised in Winnsboro, graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 1965, and has been Director of the national Voting Rights Project of the ACLU since 1972. During his 40 years of fighting for equality, Laughlin has led the fight for equal rights in Fairfield County, across our state and our nation.

Join us for this FREE celebration!


Master & Mistress of Ceremony: E. Sutton & Mrs. Tangee Brice Jacobs

Invocation: Pastor Harry Varn, Church of the Nazarene

Musical Salute: Blair Coalition of Churches Youth Choir

Purpose of Occasion: Crosby Lewis, Former House Member; Councilman Kamau Marcharia District 4

Greetings: Travis Medlock, Senator Creighton Coleman, Representative Boyd Brown, Sheriff Herman Young

Dance: Saint Luke Dance Team, Saint Luke Baptist Church

Award Presentations

Introduction of Attorney Armand Derfner: Brett Bursey, Director of SC Progressive Network

Introduction of Honoree: Armand Derfner,Attorney

Honoree: Mr. Laughlin McDonald

Reception immediately following program.

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