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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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Student-led “Black Lives Matter” Rally TODAY at 1:00 p.m.

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Write the Vision, Make It Plain: Narrative and Counter Narrative as a Prelude to the Black Student Movement

  Emerging Scholar Lecture  

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

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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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A Student’s History of the Civil Rights Movement (Friday, Feb. 13)

  This Friday’s Faculty Lecture, as well as the panel discussion on Freedom Summer on February 26, are great ways to learn more about the Mississippi Summer Freedom Project and the civil rights movement, the subject of next year’s College … Continue reading

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