Burke High School students sitting in protest at the ounter of the five & dime owned by S.H. Kress & Co. on April 1, 1960 during the Civil Rights Movement in Charleston.
We are pleased to announce the third of five Civil Right Era Historic Markers to be unveiled in 2013 will be celebrated on Sunday, August 4th at 281 King Street (corner of Wentworth and King).
Please read the following press release for information about the event, including special guest speakers and the agenda.
For additional questions or requests, please contact:
Aurora E. Harris
Community Outreach Manager
PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF CHARLESTON
147 King Street
Post Office Box 521
Charleston SC 29402
featuring: Our very special guest Fanta Turay RAKABA West African Ballet music and dance performances. Also, Curtis Lampkin with his West African “Griot instrument”, the “Kora”; soulful neo soul jazz Singer Trane N’Chel and the Wose African Dance Company of Charleston and much much more…!