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

    A panel discussion featuring Freedom Summer participants, civil rights activists, and historians. Thursday, February 26 at 6pm in the Addlestone Library, room 227 Free & open to the public. ┬áPanelists will have books available for sale after the … Continue reading

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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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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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“Black Students and Black Studies: A Founding History, 1966-1970” by Ibram Kendi

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Alternative Fall Break

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National Fair Housing Alliance (Paid) Volunteer Opportunity!

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Film Screening, The New Black (March 27 at 6 p.m.)

Film Screening: The Alliance for Full Acceptance and (AFFA) & the Avery Research Center present the South Carolina premier of “The New Black” and a discussion with the film’s producer, Yvonne Welbon. “The New Black” is a powerful story of … Continue reading

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A 50th Anniversary Review (Feb. 19)

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