CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The first African American cadet graduated from The Citadel in 1970. One year later, the school hired its first black barber to groom cadets of color.
That barber made an impromptu decision and changed the atmosphere of the barber shop at the military college forever. You might say, he "cut" his way into history.
Born and raised in Kingstree in Williamsburg County, Thad Miller left home in the late 60's and headed to barber school at what is now Denmark Tech.
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