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Columbia, capital of SC, recalls civil rights past
A pedestrian walks past an historical marker in downtown Columbia, S.C., on Thursday, March 13, 2014 a day before it is unveiled.
Women's History Month: Entertainer Eartha Kitt
Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of The Bully Pulpit, Doris Kearns Goodwin describes three fascinating women of the Progressive Era.
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Honoring Septima Clark
During this Black History Month I was deeply honored to be inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame at the same time as Mrs. Septima Clark -- the woman Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called the "Mother of the Movement."
Black History Month: Civil rights leader Modjeska Monteith Simkins
Modjeska Monteith Simkins was a South Carolina Civil Rights leader who lived in Columbia.
Benedict College Celebrates Harambee Festival
For the 25th year, Columbia's Benedict College held its Harambee Festival as part of a month long celebration of black history month.
Miles College president part of new federal panel that will hammer out rules regarding student aid
FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- The president of Miles College, Dr. George T. French Jr., has been picked by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 16 members of a panel that will help the government hammer out new regulations regarding federal student aid programs, according to a Miles news release.
Benedict Festival Features Historic Kings and Queens of Africa Paintings
Akhenaton, Pharaoh of Egypt , part of the Anheuser-Busch Kings and Queens of Africa Collection.
Black History Month observances, Feb. 19
African-American art exhibit: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the basement of the Lace House, within the Governor's Mansion Complex, 800 Richland St. The exhibit consists of pieces originally owned by The Old Slave Mart Museum and is currently on loan from the Greater Acacia Collection, a foundation that maintains and preserves artifacts ... (more)
Black History Month:Entertainer Eartha Kitt
Black History Month celebrated like you've never seen it before. Photographer Eunique Jones Gibson took these adorable photos of children dressed up like African American icons for the "Because of Them, We Can" campaign.
Goggans is tapped into higher purposes
Black History Month is a month set aside to recognize the achievements of African Americans who have been contributing to the construction of a more egalitarian and fraternal country, while remaining in the memories and hearts of many people who use their steps to guide their lives and to escort their conducts.