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Modjeska Simkins House


By bhadmin April 21, 2020

Home of Modjeska Simkins a pioneering Civil Rights activist in South Carolina. Simkins served as the secretary of the African American founded and owned Victory Savings Bank. She also had a hand in a number of major Civil Rights cases including Briggs v Elliot and Sarah Mae Flemming v South Carolina Electric and Gas Company. She was a fearless activist who worked to fight for equality in the prison system, public healthcare system, state laws, education, public transportation, and public housing.