Down in Dixie
A slightly inebriated race fan wears his true colors as he climbs atop his trailer to await the start of races at Darlington, S.C.
A man walking home across the State House lawn in Columbia, S.C. is stared down by two women there for a pro-flag rally.
Through the rain-soaked streets of Myrtle Beach, S.C., protesters are heckled by confederate flag suporters.
Marion and Marvin Sessions still work the soil in Conway, S.C. where their father, a confederate soldier, sowed "the best damn tobacco ever."
Tobacco farmers take advantage of the residents of the woods along their fields during hunting season.
The late Strom Thurmond, Grand Marshall in the Chitlin' Strut Parade chats with Santa Claus in Salley, S.C. He passed away in June 2003 at the age of 100 and was rumored to have fathered a few children with his slaves.
Chris Ramsey drives a tractor through the rows of his truck farm; 80 acres left to he and his sister on John's Island, from their grandparents.
Many one room cabins on the marshes in the Low Country were home to entire families during slavery. After Emancipation, the houses and some lands were deeded to the former slaves who lived there.
Praise Houses still exist in remote corners of the sea islands. Locals still hold weekly services in them to preserve the historic buildings and the memories of their ancestors who built them during slavery.
Lincoln's representatives read the Emancipation Proclamation here, on the grounds of the Naval Hospital in Beaufort, S.C. On New Year's Day re-enactors recreate the dramatic moment.
Reenactors move silently into the woods of Fort Mill, S.C. attempting to ambush Union troops at a crossing.
Inter-racial couples are still a rare sight in South Carolina, but Roxie and Jeff Grant are in it for the long haul.
After a season of economic boycotts and more than a decade of street protests, the confederate flag came down in June 2001.