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Event Summary

Four years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board of Education, a federal judge in Charleston hatched his secret plan to end segregation in America.


The Post and Courier is excited to launch an incredible book written by Brian Hicks. In Darkest South Carolina details the story of Judge J. Waties Waring, his incredible life and the country he changed.



Join our luncheon that will feature several well-known speakers and highlight the incredible achievements of Judge J. Waties Waring. Your ticket includes a copy of In Darkest South Carolina.


Special Guests include: 

Former Chief Justice Jean Toal, Mayor Joe Riley, and Congressman James E. Clyburn


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Holliday Alumni Center
69 Hagood Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403

Event Details

Table Sponsors:

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Savage Law Firm

The Peper Law Firm, PA

The Charleston School of Law

 Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

The Post and Courier