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College Publishes Online Tribute to Community’s Response to Emanuel A.M.E. Church Tragedy

College Publishes Online Tribute to Community’s Response to Emanuel A.M.E. Church Tragedy

Photos capturing the emotional response to the tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E Church have been made available online by the College’s Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Lowcountry Africana, and the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, among others.

Stevenson to Speak on Issues of Race and Justice

Stevenson to Speak on Issues of Race and Justice

Acclaimed lawyer and criminal justice reform advocate Bryan Stevenson will share his insights into America’s justice system during a speech at the College on March 31, 2016.

Avery Research Center’s Newsletter Wins Top Award

Avery Research Center’s Newsletter Wins Top Award

The South Carolina State Library named the Avery Messenger a “notable state document.”

Marian Wright Edelman Headlines Race and Social Justice Initiative

Marian Wright Edelman Headlines Race and Social Justice Initiative

Author, civil rights activist and children’s advocate Marian Wright Edelman will speak in Sottile Theatre at 6:30 p.m. on March 1, 2016.

Panel to Discuss Archival of Gifts and Donations to Emanuel AME Church

Panel to Discuss Archival of Gifts and Donations to Emanuel AME Church

On Nov. 11, 2015, archivists, historians and others will discuss ways to preserve and manage the thousands of gifts and memorabilia that mourners and others left at Emanuel AME Church in the wake of the shootings.

Avery Research Center Celebrating Two Anniversaries (has slideshow)

Avery Research Center Celebrating Two Anniversaries (has slideshow)

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is celebrating both a 30th and a 150th anniversary this year.

National Radio Host Tom Joyner Honored by Avery Research Center

National Radio Host Tom Joyner Honored by Avery Research Center

Avery Research Center presents the first-ever Septima P. Clark Award for Excellence in Black Education to radio personality and philanthropist Tom Joyner.

Author and Photographer to Discuss Oral History of Kenyan Freedom Fighter (has video)

Author and Photographer to Discuss Oral History of Kenyan Freedom Fighter (has video)

Author Laura Lee Huttenbach and photographer Mary Beth Koeth will visit the College on Sept. 11, 2015, to discuss The Boy is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General.

The Avery Center Presents “This Far by Faith: Carolina Camp Meetings, An African-American Tradition”

The Avery Center Presents “This Far by Faith: Carolina Camp Meetings, An African-American Tradition”

The black-and-white photography exhibit explores the history and traditions of camp meetings that take place annually in the Carolinas.

‘Charleston Syllabus’ Events Prompt Discussions on Race

‘Charleston Syllabus’ Events Prompt Discussions on Race

In the wake of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, the College is hosting a number of events that address race relations in the United States, black culture, and civil rights.