AUGUST 29 Brown Bag Series:“Unleashing the Black Erotic: Gender and Sexuality, Passion, Power and Praxis,” Patricia Williams Lessane and Conseula Francis, College of Charleston, Avery Research Center, 12-1:15 pm. Drs. Lessane and Francis discuss the Avery Research Center’s upcoming annual conference, “Unleashing the Black Erotic,” September 18-21, 2013. This conference will explore race, gender, and sexuality, and may be Avery’s most exciting conference yet!
Civil Rights Historic Marker Unveiling: S.H. Kress & Co.
Sunday, August 4th, 3 pm
281 King Street | Charleston
Once a five & dime store owned by S.H. Kress & Co., this 1930 art deco King Street landmark featured a lunch counter that became the target of Charleston’s first Civil Rights “sit-in.” Join us as we celebrate our third
Modern Civil Rights Era site historic marker unveiling and reception to follow. Special guests include Minerva Brown King, one of the Burke High School students that was arrested after participating in the protest on
April 1, 1960.