Highlander Research & Education Center (1962- )



PS Orals Excerpt: Citizenship Education Programs (CEPs) in South Carolina

American studies scholar Peter Ling details the backstories of these Citizenship Education Programs (CEPs) that were so successful in South Carolina, focusing on the backstage networking between white and Black middle-class elites across the South to raise funding and space for CEPs–Horton’s wife...Read more

PS Orals Excerpt: Highlander legacies

In 1957, Horton and Clark invited Martin Luther King as a keynote speaker for Highlander’s 25th anniversary. Georgia’s segregationist governor Marvin Griffin sent infiltrators to take photos at the event. Soon, posters of King were displayed across the South with Horton and others in an act of “red...Read more