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From Slavery to Freedom Events

Posted by: Ronald Hanna | February 7, 2012 | No Comment |

“From Slavery to Freedom” is a day-long program on Feb. 11 at Magnolia Plantation focusing on the role African-Americans have played in developing Lowcountry history and culture. The schedule is as follows:

–10 a.m.: Michael D. Coker, assistant to the director, Old Exchange Building, Colonial Roots: African-Americans in the Lowcountry.
–11 a.m.: Dr. Bernard Powers, history professor, College of Charleston, African-American role in the Civil War.
–1 p.m.: Storyteller Alada Shinault-Small, “Gullah Storytime: Cum Yeddi!”
–1:30 p.m.: Joseph McGill, Slave Dwelling Project.
–2:30 p.m.: Preston Cooley, Magnolia historian, abolitionist Archibald Grimke.
–3:30 p.m.: Dr. John Rashford, anthropology professor, College of Charleston, “Plants in African Religious Traditions of the Americas.”


under: Charleston Events

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