Monthly Archives: September 2013

Don’t Forget!!!!

The MOJA Arts Festival Parade will begin on Thursday September 26 at 5:30.  It will begin at Marion Square, head down King Street, turning on Market Street and end at the Custom House on East Bay Street.

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Historic Marker Unveiling: the Hospital Workers Strike (Oct. 1)

    Charleston, SC– The Preservation Society of Charleston will unveil its final modern Civil Rights era historic marker on the campus of the Medical University of South Carolina in the Basic Science Building Auditorium, 173 Ashley Avenue. The event … Continue reading

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Presentation (Oct 1): Tina McElroy Ansa, featured author for the “Literary Corner” at the annual MOJA Festival,

Hosted by Dr. Karen Chandler, College of Charleston, Avery Research Center, 7 pm. MOJA is a ten-day festival (September 26 to October 6, 2013) to celebrate African American and Caribbean Art. All events are open to the public. For more … Continue reading

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Artist Jonathan Green stirs up new look at Lowcountry’s rice past!

Artist Jonathan Green — the pride of Gardens Corner — has turned his wild palette to something so common in the Lowcountry, its significance has all but disappeared. Green is splashing his colorful imagination on white rice. His new series … Continue reading

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More than 270 come out for annual NAACP banquet

More than 270 people attended the 65th annual Craven County Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday at the Flame Banquet Center in New Bern. The event was hosted by the Rev. Armandez Crawford and Johnny “Koolout” Starks of KISS-102. The … Continue reading

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Congratulations Lucille S. Whipper!

  Lucille S. Whipper, iconic stateswoman, educator and Charleston civic pillar, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Marjorie Amos-Frazier Pacesetter Award for lasting civic and humanitarian contributions. Montez C. Martin, Jr., award selection chairman, made the announcement today … Continue reading

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Join us today for these events, a part of the Unleashing the Black Erotic conference!

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Avery Research Center Hosts One of the First Conferences of its Kind

  Black sexuality and gender identities have traditionally been taboo topics – until recently. This fall the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center will host one of the first academic conferences to explicitly focus on these topics and more. “Unleashing the Black … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference: Unleashing the Black Erotic (Sept. 18-21)

Unleashing the Black Erotic: Gender and Sexuality—Passion, Power, and Praxis The College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center and African American Studies Program 2013 Conference and Symposium September 18-21, 2013 Historic Downtown Charleston, SC I believe in the erotic and I … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Barbados! June 2014

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