Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) published the op-ed, "What We’ve Gotten Wrong about the History of Reconstruction" in the Washington Post on Jan. 23. Co-written with Robert Greene II of Claflin University, the op-ed describes the remarkable life of Henry E. Hayne, a South Carolina politician in the Reconstruction era who in 1873 became the first Black student to enter the University of South Carolina. Hayne's matriculation led the University of South Carolina to become the first public university in the American South to fully integrate.
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