Tag Archives: History

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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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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African American Religion Prior to 1865

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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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“Faith in the Shadow of the Plantation: The American Social Sciences and the Problem of the Souls of Black Folk

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MLK Jr. Day Speaker: Benjamin Jealous (former NAACP President)

Welcome, we are happy you are here! MLK Jr. Day Speaker: Benjamin Jealous Please join us for a special talk from Former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous! This event is free for all CofC students, faculty, staff, and the general public. … Continue reading

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White Privilege: Who has it? Why does it matter?

White Privilege: Who has it? Why does it matter? Start Date: 11/25/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM End Date: 11/25/2014 End Time: 3:30 PM Event Description: Stern Center 205 Co-facilitators: Carrie Ben-Yisrael and Kristi Brian Wealthy or not, if you have … 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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