2020 Local Heroes Virtual Ceremony

Each year, the City of Rock Hill honors local heroes and records their stories here. Freedom Walkway recognizes heroes of the past, present and future whose efforts helped to promote
justice and equality for all. 

Opening Statements

 The Rev. Ronal L. King, D.D.

Bridgemaker to Those In Need

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 The Winthrop "Troublemakers"

They Challenged Entrenched Biases

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 The Rev. Robert George Toatley, Sr.

Resolute Champion For Justice

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