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Events, News & Updates

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53rd Anniversary & Book Launch, March 14, 2014

The 53rd Anniversary Celebration of the Friendship 9's historic "Jail, No Bail" sit-in and arrest for refusing to give up their seats at McCrory's Five and Dime lunch counter will be held March 14, 2014 at the Palmetto Room in Rock Hill from 6-8 p.m.  We will celebrate this moment in history with the release [...]

Website Launch

Even though the 9 have been going to speaking engagements for years, they are now trying to reach out to the younger generation in a language they better understand: the Internet. Through this dynamic website, we hope you learn more about them and enjoy the site!

Book your event!

If you want to have The Friendship 9 speak at your next event, please go to their Event page for contact information.

Scholarship

The mission of the Friendship 9 Scholarship Fund is to accelerate the progress of African Americans into the mainstream of leadership in civic affairs, government, business, education and other professions, while instilling in young people a strong dedication to leadership and public service. Originally founded and privately funded by members of the Friendship 9, with [...]