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Brandon Chapman to Attend Ralph Bunche Summer Institute at Duke University

Originally Posted by: wichmannkm | April 24, 2015 Political Science and African American Studies Double-Major Brandon Chapman will attend the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) at Duke University. This intensive five-week program is named in honor of the 1950 Nobel … Continue reading

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Theodore B. Guerard Lecture Series: Classics, Black Colleges, and Civil Rights

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Summer 2015 courses now posted.

Summer Courses have now been posted.  Please visit the Courses tab within this blog. Please note that March 15 is the deadline to Study Abroad in Barbados this summer with Dr. Anthony Greene and Jon Hale! Check out the Tumblr page from … Continue reading

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Planners of Black History Museum in SC seek public input

From the Associated Press (Published on NewsOK •  Published: February 24, 2015) “CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Organizers of a $75 million International African American Museum on Charleston Harbor are holding a public forum to get input from people on what … Continue reading

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Preservation Planning Studio and Preservation Project Management classes to focus on Mt. Zion A.M.E., Glebe Street, this semester

Content borrowed from: http://blogs.cofc.edu/historic-preservation/2015/01/31/preservation-planning-studio-and-preservation-project-management-classes-to-focus-on-mt-zion-a-m-e-glebe-street-this-semester/ Originally posted on January 31, 2015 by butlercr  Profs. Ward and Butler are excited to get their classes involved at Mr. Zion A.M.E. Church this Spring. The church is in the midst of the historic college … Continue reading

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Black History Month: One of Time Magazine’s 40 Under 40 to Speak on Campus

In keeping with the College of Charleston’s commitment to diversity on its campus, and in celebration of 2015-Black History Month, the Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) will host Rep. ATTEND: See more events hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity.Bakari … Continue reading

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“What I’m Thinking About” faculty discussion series to continue

This semester we’re continuing a series of informal talks with faculty discussing their current research. All talks will take place at 12pm in the African American Studies conference room: Education Center Suite 207, room D (25 St. Philip Street) January … Continue reading

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College Honors Legacy of MLK

The College of Charleston campus will be closed on January 19, 2015, in honor of Martin Luther King Day. The following events and activities are planned in recognition of this state and federal holiday: Benjamin Jealous, former president and CEO … Continue reading

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Join us in service to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The 2015 MLK committee in conjunction with the Center for Civic Engagement, the Office of Institutional Diversity, and the Office of Student Life will provide faculty, staff, and students with the opportunity to participate in a small scale day of … Continue reading

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The Penn Center in Beaufort, SC is hosting a Civil Rights Symposium this Friday and Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Penn Center Civil Rights Symposium, 1862-2014 November 21-22 Beaufort, St. Helena Island, South Carolina http://penncenter.com/articles/2014/11/penn-center-civil-rights-symposium Since 1862, the Penn Center has been a historic site education that established a school to protect, defend and advance freedom … Continue reading

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