- The criminal charges of trespassing and protesting remained on the records of the nine - David Williamson, James Wells, Willie McCleod, Willie Thomas "Dub" Massey, Clarence Graham, John Gaines, Thomas Gaither, Mack Workman and the late Robert McCullough – up until this week. Two of the men – Dub Massey ‘74 and ‘76 and MuCullough `75 and `76 – later earned degrees at Winthrop.
- On this court day on Jan. 28, those with Winthrop connections were among those who flocked to see the proceedings.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Faculty, Staff and Students Turn Out to See Friendship Nine Vindicated" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 18.