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Pledge Against Racism

Join us as we take a stand TODAY 12–2:00p.m. Cougar Mall

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2015 Student Diversity Conference & Social Justice Symposium

http://diversity.cofc.edu/2014-student-diversity-conference.php  The Social Justice Symposium will be the first event of the 4th Annual Student Diversity Conference (April 10th and 11th). The purpose of the Symposium is to feature the work of our students who have developed research or community-based … Continue reading

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Road to Change: Past, Present, Future (April 4)

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CofC Theatre: Home on the Mornin’ Train

This week, the Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will open Kim Hines’ moving drama, Home on the Mornin’ Train. The kindness of strangers amidst great danger has kept the Underground Railroad alive … Continue reading

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Medicinal Plants and Well-Being Practices in Early African America, Ywone Edwards-Ingram

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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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The Avery Research Center commemorates MALCOLM X on the 50th anniversary of his assassination – February 21, 1965.

The Commemoration Program on Feb 21 is from 11am to 5pm, see details below: –Film screenings begin at 11:00 – 3:00 (see flyer for details) –3:00pm: A Conversation with Mzee (esteemed & respected Elder) James E. Campbell and Imam Hakim … Continue reading

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Remembering the Civil Rights Revolution: The Right to Vote and Quality Education, 50 years after Freedom Summer

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BHM Film Screening: The Butler (Feb. 26 @ 6:30 PM)

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Feb 18: Avery Brown Bag: “Baseball Dreams Deferred: The Story of the 1955 Cannon Street Y.M.C.A.,”

Panel Presentation moderated by Ramon M. Jackson, University of South Carolina, Avery Research Center, 12-1:15 pm In this panel discussion, moderated by University of South Carolina PhD candidate Ramon M. Jackson, local scholars and members of the 1955 Cannon Street … Continue reading

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