Mentoring diversity - notable South Carolinians in African -American History

Feb 12, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Examiner.com

Benjamin Elijah Mays was born in the town of Epworth , southeast of Greenwood , in August 1894.

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Rosa Bogar

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Feb 18, 2011
 
Two African-Americans have resolutions pending at the General Assembly at Columbia, South Carolina.One is to establish "A Eartha Kitt Day in S.C. and the other is to name U.S.Highway 301 from Interstate 26 to Homestead Road to honor the late political figure Thomas Moss. Both South Carolinians have contributed greatly to South Carolina and beyond.One wishes that both resolutions are confirmed. I am a native of Orangeburg, South Carolina.Thanks I hope others would support these important resolutions.
Rosa Bogar

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Feb 20, 2011
 
Black History-The Schomburg Center has accepted some of my work on Civil Rights Remembrance Day.The papers includes noted icons of the Orangeburg Movement such as Dr. Gloria Rackley Blackwell, Dr. Cleveland sellers of the Orangeburg Massacre,Cecil J. williams,Hon.Matthew J.Perry Jr.,Hon. James E. Clyburn, Dr. Geneva H. Southall.Dr. Robert E. Howard and many others.I am most proud that my work is at the Schomburg Center in Research on Black Culture. Rosa Bogar
Rosa Bogar

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Feb 28, 2011
 
Black History- Dr. Richard R. Green left an indelible mark on education.He was the First African American superintendent of the Minneapolis Public School System.He was the first Chancellor of New York City,s Board of Education.Dr.Green treasured everyone who served children,said Rosa Bogar,who developed the "Green Tree Award" at Richard R. Green Central Park school in Minneapolis in 1995.Today nineteen students have received the award. This is just one way to keep the legacy of this great educator,s alive said Bogar,who worked in the Mpls.System for thirty years.
Rosa Bogar

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Apr 29, 2011
 
I am honored to say that the Mayor of Minneapolis proclaim May 27th 2011 "Dr. Richard R. Green Day in the City of Minneapolis" Dr. Green was the first African-American supertendent of the Mpls.Public Schools and the first African-American Chancellor of New York City's schools.This May 27th would have been Dr. Green,s seventy-fifth birthday. This is a worthy tribute. Rosa Bogar
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Jun 14, 2011
 
Please read the article in the Star Tribune "Green Gone But Not Forgotten" Many will learn of Dr. Richard R. Green's contributions to the nation in education, community and humanity. The ceremony on May27th was a great celebration and well deserving in the City of Minneapolis and beyond I am honored to be a part of this historic event.
Leroy

Charleston, SC

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Jun 14, 2011
 
The one thing blacks contribute to the most in South Carolina is crime and they are the primary reason why SC scores so low with regards to education.
Rosa Bogar

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Oct 16, 2011
 
I am nost proud that I completed my mission to deliver the banner to a school in NYC that honors the late Dr. Richard R. Green's namesake.This has been seventeen years of legacy,I feel this act of commitment will be carried on in NYC where more than five schools bears his name Dr. Green was a great educator.
Rosa Bogar

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Nov 1, 2011
 
South Carolina State University is havind a memorial tribute for Hon.Matthew J.Perrry Jr. Judge Perry was the keynote speaker for"Civil Rights Remembrance Day" on May,4th 1997 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg, South Carolina.This was Perry's first speech in Orangeburg,since the Orangeburg Civil Rights Movement.of the sixties. Dr. Cleveland Sellers spoke at this historic homecoming celebration,which was his first since the Orangeburg Massacre. I am most honored that Perry legacy will live on through my collection at the Historical Society in Charleston,S.C. and the Schomburg Center in Harlem,New York Please visit these documents for more information. I am the visionary of [CRRD] and a native of Orangeburg. Thanks, for allowing me the opportunity to share TRUTH! Rosa Mavins Bogar

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